FAQ's

What is counselling and psychotherapy?

'Counselling and psychotherapy are umbrella terms that cover a range of talking therapies. They are delivered by trained practitioners who work with people over a short or long term to help them bring about effective change or enhance their wellbeing.' BACP


How long will counselling/psychotherapy take?

It normally takes a couple of sessions for your awareness to increase and to start seeing changes/improvements in your life. How long you’re in Counselling for, depends on your issues and how willing you are to deal with your issues. There's no set limit on the number of sessions you have; you decide when you want to end the Counselling process.


How much does it cost?

Therapy session fees work on a sliding scale depending on your financial circumstances. These scale from 25 to 65 per session.


Unemployed and or a student (no savings) £30

Employed and a student (self funded) £40

Working part time £40

Working but financially struggling £50

Full session costs £60

Couples Counselling £65

The above session costs are based solely on trust - no evidence is required when informing us of the cost which suits your circumstances. All counselling sessions are 50 minutes and sessions are held are a regular time and day each week. All session must be paid for at the start of each session via cash. We also have a 24 hour cancellation policy, any late cancellation will be chargable at the full session cost.


Homeopathic treatment cost are:


Initial session £50

Monthly follow up sessions £40


Are there different therapies available?

There are many different therapies and methods that can be used. I am an Integrative Counsellor which means I work with many different theories and methods: if you have a specific approach in mind you would like, please let me know and I will incorporate this into your Counselling sessions.


We also offer Homeopathic treatment therapy - click here for find out more.


What are your opening hours?

Opening hour are: weekday evenings and weekends:


Face to face therapy:

Mon, Wed, Thu 9:00 - 21:00

Tues 12:00 - 21:00

Fri - 12:00 - 19:00

Sat 10:00 - 17:00

Sun - Closed

Sessions by appointment only


Skype therapy:

Mon - 10:00 - 16:00

Tue - 10:00 -17:00

Wed - Closed

Thu - 10:00 - 16:00

Fri - 10:00 - 17:00

Sat - 12:00 - 21:00

Sun - 10:00 -21:00


Sessions by appointment only


Where are you based?

Kay’s Counselling room is based in the Jewellery Quarter, the address is:


71 Vyse Street

Jewellery Quarter

Birmingham

B18 6EX


There is a metro stop and a train stop which is a 2 minute walk from the premises, which can be caught from snow hill train station in Birmingham city centre.


There is also the following buses which come near the premises, again there is a 2 minute walk:

Services 8A and 8C (Inner Circle) and 101 from Birmingham City Centre (Colmore Row) and Handsworth serve the Warstone Lane clock in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter. Services 16, 74 and 75 run along Constitution Hill and Great Hampton Street stopping close to Vyse Street.


There is a City Hop from the Birmingham City Centre to the Jewellery Quarter (No.16) which costs £1.


There is also parking outside the premises, tickets costs £1.10 an hour during the day until 6 p.m. and it is free to park from 6 p.m.