How much we charge for our services is dependent on what they cost to run and whether we receive any funding, for example from the NHS or Local Authority.
Counselling for Adults
Buckinghamshire Mind’s Counselling services are committed to providing accessible and affordable therapy. We have different options depending on your financial circumstances.
Sliding Scale: For those who are working and are able to contribute towards their sessions (waiting list 6-8 weeks). Assessment fee: £20 minimum. Fees for further sessions to be agreed during assessment, up to a maximum of £45 per session.
Low Cost: For those who may have financial hardship or are receiving any kind of Benefits (waiting list 6-8 weeks). Proof of eligibility is required. Assessment is free. Fees for further sessions to be agreed, up to a maximum of £5 per session. Sessions could be offered free, depending on financial circumstances.
Rapid Access: For those who can afford to pay more and want more flexibility, e.g appointments in the evening or Saturday morning (no waiting list). Fees: £55 for Assessment and £55 per session.
Attendance is usually by referral from a mental health team professional, although you can self-refer, and funding must be agreed for £18.87 per session or £39.78 per week via direct payments, where possible.
Alternatively people can self-fund or use their Personal Independence Payments.
Option 1: £18.87 per session
Option 2: £39.78 per week
Older Adults Wellbeing Group: £35 per session, including a light lunch