Flourish Counselling with Sarah Child BA (Hons) MBACP (Accred.) In Godalming, Surrey


The number of sessions will vary from person to person depending on their needs. I offer both long and short term therapy and can adapt how we work to accommodate this. Short term therapy can be beneficial for finding coping strategies, managing lifestyle changes and other minor issues. Long term therapy is more beneficial for deeper rooted issues. I regularly review how therapy is going with my clients, usually every 6 sessions, to ensure it is helpful and effective.

Ideally attendance for counselling sessions in Godalming will be weekly, at a regular time that is mutually convenient. Regular attendance assists the effectiveness of therapy.

Clinical Supervision

I am a qualified supervisor with experience in supporting trainee and qualified counsellors, 1-1 and within groups. My aim is to provide a supervisory relationship that is caring, supportive and growth inducing.

Supervision is a two-way process of shared responsibilities between supervised and supervisor. I understand the purpose of supervision is to monitor and safeguard the interest of clients and to monitor and promote the welfare of the counsellor including their continued development and learning. It is also helpful in optimising the effectiveness of the therapeutic relationship. Good supervision ensures that ethical standards are maintained as set out by the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice.

My preferred supervision model is Inskipp and Proctor's (2001) tasks of supervision, which cover support (restorative), learning and growth (formative) and monitoring (normative). I am also informed by parallel process and reflexivity. I am happy to be challenged and value supervision, seeing it as a safe place for supervisees to explore their work.

My Fees

Counselling: 50 minute session £55.00

Trainee counsellors: 50 minute session £45.00

Clinical Supervision: 1 hour £55.00 or 1.5 hours £80.00

Please note: I reserve the right to charge for cancelled or missed appointments with less than 48 hours' notice provided.

Counselling and Clinical Supervision in Godalming - Practice Location and Information

The Lodge, Catteshall Mill, Catteshall Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1NJ (See Map CLICK HERE*)

Located in Godalming in Catteshall Road next to The Mill Medical Practice and directly above Lloyds Pharmacy. Entrance is at the side of Lloyds Pharmacy, to the right of their front door.

Parking: Some off street parking is available close to the practice. A pay and display car park is only a short walk away at Meadow (A3100), Godalming (nearest postcode GU7 3HY) charges are £0.50 for up to two hours.
By car: Easy access via the A3 and A3100.
By train: The closest train station is Farncombe Railway Station, which is a 14 minute walk from the practice.
By bus: Godalming has regular services from Guildford, Woking, Farnham and surrounding areas. Most services stop on Meadow, just at the top of Catteshall Road (a 5 minute walk away). Services 70/71/72 stop directly opposite the practice.

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