UK-wide Drugs Counselling / Support
Since working so much more by video-call and telephone, due to the pandemic, I am now able to offer UK-wide counselling and support for those struggling with drug addiction. See the 'Fees' section below for a new set of counselling options, including messaging support, which can if necessary be tailored further to your needs.
I can now offer drugs counselling:
- in-person in NW5 London (socially-distanced)
- by video call
- by telephone
I can also offer drugs support (during detox / reduction / moderation):
- by video call
- by telephone
- using WhatsApp or other messaging services
If you have a problem with drugs and you want to talk about your use, we can arrange an initial session in-person, by video or telephone to assess your situation and your needs. To enquire about this, please complete the contact form below.
There are too many possible scenarios for me to outline here because people’s drug use, problems and personal situations vary so much, but an initial assessment in-person, by video-call or telephone, will help me get a better sense of what your problem looks like, what you want to do about it, and give you an idea of what I can do to help you.
It may be that you can’t reduce or detoxify from your drug use without experiencing very unpleasant physical withdrawal symptoms. In this case, I could help you explore medical support from private or local NHS-funded services to get you appropriate care in tandem with our counselling.
Drugs Counselling and Support is aimed at those who are using:
- opiates (heroin, morphine, codeine, buprenorphine etc)
- so-called 'legal-highs' (many of which are now illegal)
...with the intention of:
- abstaining in the short term or indefinitely
- moderating or controlling their use.
Counselling and support options and fees (these can be tailored further to your needs):
Initial Assessment In-person
50 minute session (in-person in NW5, by video or telephone call)
1-1 Drugs Counselling (during detox* / reduction / moderation)
50 minute counselling session (in-person in NW5, by video or telephone call)
£50 - £70 dependent on time of day and income
1-1 Drugs Counselling Session, plus WhatsApp or other messaging service support
50 minute weekly counselling session (in-person in NW5, by video or telephone call)
plus daily messaging contact over WhatsApp or similar (inc. weekends, with reasonable boundaries discussed)
1-1 Shorter Video/Telephone Counselling Support (during detox* / reduction / moderation)
25 minute session (video or telephone call) £35
10 minute check-in support (video or telephone call) £12
(*detox must be undertaken in the care of a regulated drugs service (privately or NHS-funded) )
1-1 WhatsApp or similar messaging service support
Daily messaging contact (inc. weekends, with reasonable boundaries discussed)
£35-50 per week
1-1 Psychotherapy (once drug-free)
50 minute session (in-person in NW5 or by video call)
£65/£70 dependent on time of day and income
Please note: If your income has been significantly affected by the Covid crisis and you want to discuss a concessionary fee to help you through these difficult times, please drop me a message or email.
If you would like to arrange an initial assessment appointment , please contact me by email, contact form (below), or mobile.