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Contact Counsellor Dean Richardson.

Make direct contact with Havant Counsellor Dean Richardson: email or telephone. Appointments available within a week...

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Send Dean a Message.

By sending a message via this form, you’ll be able to get in contact with me (Dean Richardson) directly.

Free initial email exchange: whilst this is not free online counselling, this initial email exchange invites you to briefly describe your problems and then get back a reply from me. This can help you decide if you wish to meet me in person (which will incur my fee). I’ll review your message and reply back via email.It takes about a week for us to set up our first counselling session together.

If you’re in a hurry (“must meet tomorrow”) then it’s likely that I’m not providing the service you’re expecting. I do not provide any form of “emergency” counselling service; instead consider contacting The Samaritans (telephone free: 116 123) or other helpline if you must talk with someone straight away.

If you believe you’ve understood the services I’m offering, and you’d like to make contact to set up a first session, please use my contact form below…

Contact Form.

    NOTICE: Dean is not available from Monday 11th July to Sunday 31st July (inclusive).

    Due to a busy time no appointments are currently available. Cases do conclude from time to time and you're welcome to reserve your preferred appointments for when they become available (get in touch…).

    IMPORTANT: Counselling is not an emergency service. Contact The Samaritans if you need immediate support.

    If you are making arrangements for someone else, read my policy on this.

    Jurisdiction / Remote Counselling: Dean Richardson MNCS(Accred/Reg) works within the United Kingdom and British law would apply to our contracted therapy work. If you are not currently residing within the British Isles or you are not a British Citizen (living abroad) it is possible that Dean may not be able to work with you via Zoom/Skype etc due to restrictions in your country. Get in contact anyway and we can discuss possibilities…

    Your FIRST Name (required):

    Your LAST Name (required):

    Your Gender (or gender identity):

    *This helps me address you correctly.

    Your Age:

    *Confirms you're of an age I can work with.

    Your Email Address (required):

    Your Mobile Number (optional):

    Preferred Video Medium (required):

    NB: Google Meet limited to 60 minute calls.

    Type of counselling sought:

    Seeking couple counselling:

    Partner's FIRST Name (required):

    Partner's LAST Name (required):

    Partner's Gender (or gender identity):

    *This helps me address your partner correctly.
    Partner's Age:

    *Confirms your partner is of an age I can work with.

    Partner's Email (required):

    *I will not be able to respond if your partner's email address is not supplied.

    Partner's mobile number (optional):

    NB for couple counselling enquiries I will email my reply to both email addresses simultaneously. This is so that everyone knows what's being said and everyone makes an informed decision about any arrangements to be made. If you omit your partner's information I will not be able to respond to you.

    Seeking group counselling:

    Give each participant's full name and email address, one participant per line:

    NB for group counselling enquiries, I will email my reply to the all participants simultaneously. This is so that everyone knows what's being said and everyone makes an informed decision about arrangements being made.

    Your location (required):

    Preferred appointment day and times (required):
    See available appointments below

    Your Message / Problem Summary (required):

    In your message above, please consider including:  What's happening that you'd like to discuss in counselling?  How you imagine counselling could help?  What outcome(s) are you (…or you & your partner(s)) hoping for?  Such information helps me understand if I'm offering the service you're looking for, and I can advise you appropriately if I'm not.

    Please keep your summary to a maximum of three paragraphs - and remember that email is not a confidential form of communication (please don't breach anyone's privacy nor risk your own; see About Electronic Messaging Privacy).

    Finally, before sending your message, please check that:-

    Read about beginning counselling…
    Read about fees…
    Read about video counselling…

    Your Privacy: Your contact information will be held privately, will not be distributed or sold, and will only be used to correspond with you about arranging counselling. You will not receive marketing emails, nor any solicitation for future contact.

    Avoid Disappointment: you may be in a hurry, wanting to start really soon, but make sure you haven’t wasted your time getting in contact with me, it really is important that you have read “How we begin Counselling” and “Counselling Fees & Deposits”… honestly 😉 .

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    Appointments for Counselling.

    My Skype/Video appointments are Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from noon to 9pm (last session 8pm). Having agreed on a day/time that you can attend weekly, this appointment stays with us until we have completed our work (or until there’s a specific need to change).

    Decide on your preferred Weekly Day & Time.

    Refer to the table (below) when you make Contact with Dean. It shows the weekly appointments that are currently available.

    Weekly session lengths are 50 minutes (by default) but can also be of up to 90 minutes when you prefer.

    Couple & Individual Video Counselling (Zoom,Skype…)
    Monday Appointments:Waiting list (contact me to discuss)
    Tuesday Appointments:Not available
    Wednesday Appointments:Waiting list (contact me to discuss)
     Note: a new afternoon appointment may be available late September
    Thursday Appointments:12pm1pm2pm3pm4pm5pm6pm7pm8pm
     Note: an evening appointment may be available next quarter
    Friday Appointments:Not available
    Weekend Appointments:Not available

    Couple & Individual Video Counselling (Zoom,Skype…)
    Mon:Waiting List (contact me)
    Tue:Not Available
    Wed:Waiting List (contact me)
     Note: a new afternoon appointment may be available late September
    Thu:2pm or 3pm
     Note: an evening appointment may be available next quarter
    Fri:Not Available
    W/E:Not Available
    Book your Counselling Appointment todayBook your preferred appointment(s) by completing my Contact me for Counselling form…
    Receive Free Counselling NotificationsIs your preferred appointment not available? Register now for free notifications…
    Counselling Appointments Available
    NOTICE: Dean is not available from Monday 11th July to Sunday 31st July (inclusive).

    Due to a busy time no appointments are currently available. Cases do conclude from time to time and you're welcome to reserve your preferred appointments for when they become available (get in touch…).

    Popular Counselling Appointments are chosen firstTimes shown in red are regularly the first to be booked.

    Counselling sessions are (at a minimum) weekly, last for up to 50 minutes, and on the same day/time each week. 

    There are options for you to meet with your counsellor more than once a week.

    There are also options for you to choose  up to 90 minute sessions too. 

    (Shift-workers: my regular weekly approach & limited hours may not be able to accommodate your shift pattern very well).

    Fees are due before or on the day of the session (payable online via banking app transfer, credit/debit card or PayPal, in person using cash, card or cheque [made out to Dean Richardson]).

    Ending counselling: Our time together continues for as long (or as brief) as we both think it's being helpful… and when one of us thinks "maybe that's enough" we can begin to look at bringing our work to a close (it can be helpful to bring up the idea of ending counselling to talk it through, just in case our work has brought up something difficult like avoiding difficult feelings, can't say something, acting out etc). Then we'll plan how we'd like to say "goodbye".

      Free Appointment Notifications!

      Are your preferred appointments not available? Register now to get notified when they are…

      Your full name:

      Your email address:

      Your age:
      Confirms I'm suitable for your
      relationship.

      Your gender:
      Helps me address you correctly

      Note that you're supplying just one contact name, right now.
      When an appointment becomes available Dean will email this contact asking for the full contact form to be completed ASAP. For couple & group counselling, this is how you'll provide the relevant information at the time, and how we will engage in starting our therapy contract.

      Your Location(s):
      Town/city plus country (required for jurisdiction of my practice)

      Days/times you prefer:
      Sessions begin on the hour. Appointments are available Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from noon to 9pm (last session 8pm).

      What type of counselling:

      Brief description of what you're looking for from counselling:
      This helps me flag where another counsellor would be a better match for you.

      Important: Counselling Services are via video only (Smartphone, Tablet, Laptop etc); I have no plans to resume in-person counselling services. Your email address will only be used to send you newly available appointment information. Your subscription lasts for up to two months, after which it expires automatically (no need to unsubscribe).

      Planned Breaks.

      The following table lists the dates of my planned breaks this year (i.e. when I am not available).

      • Monday 11th July 2022 to Sunday 31st July 2022 (21 days).
      • Monday 29th August 2022 to Sunday 4th September 2022 (7 days).
      • Monday 10th October 2022 to Sunday 16th October 2022 (7 days).
      • Monday 14th November 2022 to Sunday 20th November 2022 (7 days).
      • Monday 19th December 2022 to Friday 6th January 2023 (19 days).

      iCal Subscription

      You can incorporate Dean's planned breaks (setting alerts etc) into your personal, online calendar (GMail, Outlook, iCloud Calendar etc) by using the iCal protocol.

      iCal URL: https://iCounsellor.co.uk/iCounsellorBreaks.ical

      Example using Google Calendar…

      • Go to your Google Calendar.
      • Under the section Other Calendars click the + button (titled: Add other calendars).
      • Select From URL.
      • Enter this URL: https://iCounsellor.co.uk/iCounsellorBreaks.ical
      • Click Add calendar.
       

      After a few seconds Google will display "Calendar Added". You may now exit out of Settings back to your calendars to see that Dean's planned breaks have been added to your calendar. You may also customise the new calendar's colours, name, alert settings (etc) if your calendar app allows.

      Got a Question? Don't Hold Back…

      Got a question about Dean Richardson's counselling services in Havant (Hampshire)? Want to make contact, maybe asking about a first appointment? Send Dean a message any time…