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Actuality Counselling's online service gives you access to counselling, coaching and supervision from anywhere in the world.

Please note that, until further notice during the COVID-19 pandemic, ALL SESSIONS WILL TAKE PLACE ONLINE.

Online therapy is becoming more and more popular and can be especially useful if you:

  • have restricted mobility;
  • are too busy to attend face-to-face counselling;
  • live in an isolated area without easy access to a counsellor;
  • are away from home; or
  • feel that working online might be less intimidating.

If you are comfortable using IT and have the necessary equipment, online work offers a convenient way for you to access counselling. Before our first session, I will provide you with details of how the process works. You will need access to a computer, a webcam and a broadband connection, and will also need access to an appropriate video platform such as ProblemShared, Zoom and VSee.

You can pay for online sessions via online banking or via PayPal on the Fees page.

Although working online may not fully match the immediacy of face-to-face counselling, many people find it preferable to telephone counselling or working with chat- and text-based forms of therapy which rely on the written word and do not allow you and your therapist to see each other. Please note that I do not offer counselling via e-mail, chat or telephone.

Online counselling may not be appropriate for you if you feel uncomfortable working with computers, if you have a chronic mental illness requiring intense treatment or if you have serious intentions of harming yourself or others (in which case you are advised to contact the Samaritans).

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If your computer does not have a built-in webcam, you can purchase one on several websites including:

Tel: +44 (0)7941 488 550

e-mail:actualitycounselling@gmail.com

"... access counselling from anywhere in the world."

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Online session

"It would be a poor result of all our anguish and our wrestling, if we won nothing but our old selves at the end of it"

George Eliot in Adam Bede (1859)

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"... live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you are about to act now!"

Victor Frankl (1905-1997)