Frequently Asked Questions

As a professional Counsellor, asking the right questions is very important. Below you will find a compilation of the most common questions I’ve been asked about the services I provide. If you still have questions after reading through the FAQs, please give me a call or send me an email, and I will get back to you as soon as I can.


What should I expect from our first session?

Our intial session will give you the chance to explore what it is you are looking for from counselling and how we can work together to achieve that. I shall do my utmost to make you feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible as I fully appreciate how big a step beginning counselling can feel.

We will also have the opportunity to discuss the number of sessions needed, boundaries, confidentiality and fees.

There is no commitment at this stage and it will give you an opportunity to decide if counselling feels right for you.

How long is a session?

Sessions last for 50 minutes.

How many sessions will I need?

The duration of counselling really depends on your individual needs. Some clients find that they need just a few sessions to gain some clarity as to how and why they are feeling the way they do, whereas others benefit greatly from long-term therapy. We can discuss your needs during our first session and review as we continue to work together.

What are your fees?

A 50 minute counselling session costs £45.

Payment is accepted by cash, card or bank transfer on the day of each session.

Where are you based?

My counselling room is based in a comfortable, confidential space at - Therapies, 17 Tudor Court, Wootton Hope Drive, Wootton Fields  NN4 6FF.  My practice is easily accessible from the M1 J15 and approximately 4 miles from the town centre.

Is there parking available?

Yes, there is plenty of free parking right outside.

Can I still have counselling during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Absolutely. In fact counselling is more important than ever during this crisis, in enabling people to access support from the safety of their home. I offer online counselling sessions via a secure video link.

Rebecca Vivash Counselling


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