FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How many sessions will I need?
Each person is unique with their individual experiences and situation therefore this cannot be predicted. Some people may require brief interventions or may elect for a more gradual process.
Do you work with under 18's?
No. We work with adults only in the belief that they already possess a skill set and resources through their life experiences which can be developed to help them achieve their desired goals. We can signpost to therapeutic practitioners who specialise in working with young people.
Are you accessible via public transport?
Yes, we have the use of rooms in central Skipton which are easily accessible by bus and train.
Are you able to contact employers, solicitors etc to confirm I am seeking help.
Yes, we can provide written statements / reports as evidence of engagement in therapy, which would detail attendance, engagement, progress and prognosis, for the purpose of employers or any legal proceedings. A confidentiality consent waiver would need to be signed to release information to a third party. NB there is a standard charge for this.
What can I expect during my first session?
While the first session consists of gathering and clarifying information, it is our intent that at the close of the session you can expect to have some insight and strategies for moving forward.
Are there any reasons which would exclude someone from accessing Being Better Services?
While we have the right to refuse to provide a service, each person will be given equal consideration. We will make every effort to be flexible and accommodate individual requirements. If we feel your needs would be better served by another specialist practitioner we can signpost you in the right direction.
I would prefer to meet in a public place, is this possible?
We do not recommend meeting in a public place such as a café or restaurant due to confidentiality and privacy. However, we will be as helpful and flexible as possible in order to meet your needs.
Do you only work with people from the Skipton area?
We continue to work with the people of Craven but due to the flexibility and accessibility provided by Zoom our client base extends to other locations in the UK and overseas.
Do you have appointments available on weekends and evenings?
Yes, we understand that people have busy lives and aim to be as flexible as possible.