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Lir Psycological Services

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How long does each session last?

Each session lasts 50 minutes. During the first meeting, which may take longer and which we call an assessment we would ask you questions and get you to describe yourself so you and the therapist get a sense of why you have come to seek therapy. The session is also an opportunity for you to see whether you feel this might be the right place for you.

The type of therapy we practice involves thinking about often deep-seated ideas and sometimes traumas that are not easily talked about. Building up a sense of trust with the therapist takes time and is another reason for working for what may seem like quite a long time together.


The initial consultation is free as this is mainly assessment based.

Fees for following sessions are on a sliding scale and are normally discussed and negotiated during sessions where appropriate. Sometimes the therapist and client may agree to a second consultation session before agreeing whether to work together on an ongoing basis.

All fees are subject to annual review.

We offer two approaches; short term therapy (counselling) and long term therapy (psychotherapy) to difficulties like: We also have specialists in: