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We all experience life-crisis issues at different stages in our lives. Experiences such as bereavement and loss, relationship and family difficulties, substance misuse (including alcohol issues) and stresses at home can all preoccupy someone's thinking and distract them from work.
Approximately one in four adults in our nation are affected by a mental health disorder, a substance abuse disorder or both. More than 75% of people suffering from behavioural health disorders are in the workforce.
These problems can affect an employee's work performance through lowered productivity levels, increased absenteeism and tense relationships with coworkers.
Research conducted in 2012 indicated that employees suffering from stress-related health conditions miss more than 30 days off sick yearly (on average). The National Counselling Society summarised a DWP report, stating that one in three absences from work is due to mental health issues such as stress, anxiety and depression.
Workplace counselling is therapy offered to employees of a company, often through an employee assistance program (EAP), that provides employees with a safe place to discuss any issues they're struggling with.
Because workplace counselling is short-term, the focus of the counselling sessions is on problem-solving. Counsellors help clients implement solutions to the issues in their lives or develop more effective ways of coping with challenges.
Engaging our retainer services includes two charges:
Suppose you'd like to consider using our therapy services on a case-by-case basis, we'd be happy to support your employees. You'll be charged one flat fee for every counselling session used by an employee. The process of an employee utilising our services is the same as the retainer option.
The cost of this service is
Here's an overview of some of the essential financial information you might want to know. You can read our detailed terms and conditions here.
Yes, but we'll never disclose the nature of the support unless there's a need as defined in our confidentiality practices.
All of our EAP counsellors are accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and work within the framework of the BACP code of ethics. Our organisation is built on the bedrock of honesty, transparency and authenticity. We couldn't operate – let alone thrive – if we were not treating our clients fairly and justly.