1st June 2005
Professional Fees (All Fees Inclusive of GST)
For Group, Couple and Individual Counselling
Regular Commit to 10 sessions
and receive a discount
- Individual: - $100
per hour $800 ($80 Rate)
- Couple: -
$120 “ “
$1000 ($100 “ )
- Family or Group: - $140 “ “
$1200 ($120 “ )
- Telephone: -
$ 75 “ “
$60 ($1.00 / Min)
- One counsellor only: - All the above less $10 per hour
Session: - No charge (45 minutes)
Group sessions: -
- Men’s $35
each per first two groups – then $270 per month which includes 4 or 5 groups, one
individual appointment ($60) and one intensive per month ($40) and 60 minutes of phone
support per month ($40) A $30 discount
is given if payment made before the beginning of the month i.e. $240. Additional in person or phone sessions may be booked at the discount rate.
- Mixed $35 each per first two groups – then $220 per month which includes 4 or 5 groups, one individual appointment($60) and 60 minutes of phone support per month ($40). $30 discount if paid
before the beginning of each month i.e. $190. Couples: $250 ($280-$30)
- Intensives $115 for those who have made prior special arrangements to come to
the intensive (3Day) only. ($35 per day
thereafter or $20 if a member of on-going group)
- Focalization of at least one individual session per month with us or other associated counsellor is a requirement for participation
Payment is due at the time services are
rendered or in advance. If you need to pay over a longer period of time or defer partial payment, arrangements can be made
Work exchange may be available, in cases of financial challenge.
Visa or American
Express cards are accepted
TRADeBANK and Barter
Network members welcome (no discounts apply.)
To be paid in full by client - Free extra
if due to facilitator.
charge, if made with 24 hours notice.
If less notice, a charge to client of ½ the
cost applies or ½ the
free if cancelled by facilitator.
- If lateness due to client - the appointment
end on time for the full fee
due to facilitator - client will receive
double the late time free.
If we receive follow through referrals from you, your next session will be FREE
Phone Connections: - Being able to reach
out for help and being able to find that help to be dependable is an important part of the healing process. To facilitate
this we make ourselves available by phone around the clock and are committed to providing as dependable a presence as we are
capable of and to focalize whatever process is offered.
Phone connection or appointments are charged
at $1.25 a minute for one facilitator or $1.75 for two.
Suggestions - to increase your value
Sessions may be videotaped and the only tape given to you. To get maximum benefit it is suggested you view the tape
of your session within 24 hours and make notes.
recording: - You
are welcome to bring your own
audio equipment to record sessions.
You are encouraged to record insights, realizations and any directions you might receive and to keep a dairy and a
journal of your process.
Taking Notes: -
You are strongly encouraged to bring
a notebook with you to all appointments and groups.
Diaphragmatic Breathing:- A commitment
to use conscious deep diaphragmatic breathing with the affirmation as will be demonstrated by us.
100% Response-ability: - A willingness to explore the
concept of being 100% response-able for creating the quality of one’s experience including creating value, is an essential
prerequisite of this work.
A commitment to learn how to and then give oneself good feelings on demand.
Contracts and Commitments
for the agreement that what is shared in sessions or phone connections be held sacred and confidential. For our part we will
share only what is necessary for mentor and peer supervision of our work. We ask each client not to repeat or quote to others
including spouses, what we have said during a session or on the phone, unless we have specifically asked you to do so.
Co-creating Value: -
each client to be willing to explore the concept that therapy is a co-created process and they are co-responsible for creating
Therapeutic Contract: -
each client to
State what the problem is.
Identify what behaviour is to be changed.
Describe the desired outcome.
Ask for help.
State how we can help.
Agree to test the prescription/direction given.
Report back the results.
We call this process focalizing
We ask that once a therapeutic relationship is embarked upon that each client commit to giving four sessions notice
of their intention to terminate the relationship.
“Complaints:” - If you have issue with something we have said
or done, we ask that you bring it to us in person or by phone either privately or in group. If you feel you require an objective
third party to be involved, we will supply you with our supervisor’s or peer group’s contact information. We are
open to negotiating some other mutually acceptable third party. (See peer supervision below)
accountable to a peer group of self-healing facilitators for supervision in our work and will share only what is necessary
for this to take place and all such information is held in confidence.