Enhanced Telephone Counselling with Dr Jim Byrne

Telephone Counselling, for problem solving and decision making

with Dr Jim Byrne

Hello and welcome to my Telephone Counselling Page

Dr-Jim-photo-cover002I’m Dr Jim Byrne, and I’m in my twenty-second year in counselling and psychotherapy, during which time I have helped more than 1,000 individuals to get over their problems of anger, anxiety, depression, stress, self-confidence, couple conflict and attachment and relationship difficulties.

If you would like to consult me, to get help resolving one or more of your own problems, then my telephone counselling service would work for you.

I offer three levels of Telephone Counselling service, which vary in cost:

– my mini-service: which consists of 30 minutes of conversation about your problem(s), in search of a solution for you;

– median service: 60 minutes of conversation about your problems and potential solutions;

– and my maxi-service: which involves you in completing several assessment forms; then we have a 60 minute conversation about your problems or issues; and then I spend a couple of days (at least) assessing all the information I have about you, and writing a comprehensive report which will contain insights and solutions to help you to resolve your msot important problem(s).

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30 mins of telephone counselling with Dr Jim Byrne– Mini-service: This service involves one telephone conversation, for thirty minutes, to discuss your current problem(s),

and to try to identify some kind of solution or way forward which will produce a better future for you in your current area of difficulty.

The cost of the telephone call is borne by you.

To reduce costs, we could talk over Skype (voice-only, no web camera).

Telephone-counsellor4The fee for this service is £90.00 per 30 minute session.

Please phone me or email me to discuss setting up an appointment.  I will pencil you into my diary.

Then I will send you and invoice for £90.00, or you can pay your fee directly into my bank account. And when your fee arrives, I will ink in your appointment.

Telephone: 01422 843 629 (from inside the UK)

Telephone: 44 1422 843 629 (from outside the UK)

Email address: Doctor Jim Byrne.***

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Median service counselling cost– Median service:  This service involves a similar telephone conversation, but for 60 minutes.

And, in addition, I will ask you to complete a personality assessment questionnaire, before our telephone conversation, so that I have a good understanding of ‘who you are’ (at the moment!).

This will help me to fine-tune my approach to communicating with you during our conversation, and also help me to understand your presenting problem(s) in the light of how you tend to behave in your interpersonal world.

Telephone counselling image for maxi-serviceThe fee for this service is £150.00 for a 60 minute session.

Please phone me or email me to discuss setting up an appointment.  I will pencil you into my diary.

Then I will send you and invoice for £150.00, or you can pay your fee directly into my bank account. And when your fee arrives, I will ink in your appointment.

Telephone: 01422 843 629 (from inside the UK)

Telephone: 44 1422 843 629 (from outside the UK)

Email address: Doctor Jim Byrne.***

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Telephone counselling plus detailed report– Maxi-service: This service has three elements:

The first element involves you in completing a number of assessments: (These include: personality adaptations; attachment style; conflict styles; and perhaps one other – depending upon your presenting problem).

The second element involves a telephone conversation for 60 minutes to discuss your presenting problem, in the context of your assessment results.

And the third element involves me in spending two or three days (and sometimes a lot longer!) digesting what I have learned from our meeting, and your assessment results; then drafting a substantial report summarizing my findings; and then sending you a report containing my insights, and action recommendations, designed to move your life forward in a positive direction.

Maxi-service Report CoverThis report will contain a few of the most important insights and action suggestions that will help you to move forward in a positive direction with your significant problems.

(The total cost of this service is £450.00 – which includes the cost of at least two days of analysis, reflection and report writing).

To book your appointment now, please email me at drjwbyrne@gmail.com.

Initially, I will pencil you into my diary, for an agreed day/time; and it I will ink that entry when your payment arrives.Telephone-counsellor4

Please phone me or email me to discuss setting up an appointment.  I will pencil you into my diary.

Then I will send you and invoice for £450.00, or you can pay your fee directly into my bank account. And when your fee arrives, I will ink in your appointment.

Telephone: 01422 843 629 (from inside the UK)

Telephone: 44 1422 843 629 (from outside the UK)

Email address: Doctor Jim Byrne.***

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For an illustration of the kinds of reports I’ve produced in the past, please see Sample Report Structure.***

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Maxi-service only: Once you have digested your report, you might want to schedule a follow-up Telephone Counselling session. For any such follow-up session, please choose the mini- or median service options, above.

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Telephone counselling clientDuring our telephone conversation – no matter which of the three levels of service you choose – we will talk about your situation, and how you might make progress in resolving whatever is troubling you.

To book your appointment now, please email me at drjwbyrne@gmail.com.

Initially, I will pencil you into my diary, for an agreed day/time; and it I will ink that entry when your payment arrives.Telephone-counsellor4

Please phone me or email me to discuss setting up an appointment.  I will pencil you into my diary.

Then I will send you and invoice for £150.00, or you can pay your fee directly into my bank account. And when your fee arrives, I will ink in your appointment.

Telephone: 01422 843 629 (from inside the UK)

Telephone: 44 1422 843 629 (from outside the UK)

Email address: Doctor Jim Byrne.***

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Details of Telephone Counselling Service

TELEPHONE COUNSELLING

Telephone-client3.jpgIf you are struggling with mild to moderate problems of anger, anxiety and/or depression; or couple or marriage conflict; or communication problems in relationships; or self-esteem or self-confidence problems, then I can help you.

No matter where you are in the world, I can help you.  Over more than twenty years of offering Telephone Counselling, I have found that this system is very effective, despite the lack of body language and face reading.  It is surprising how nuanced our voices can be in communicating subtleties that normally rely upon body language.

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Telephone counselling is a well established alternative to face to face counselling. It is obviously better to have face to face contact with your counsellor or therapist, but in many situations this is impossible: for examples, during the Covid-19 pandemic; when you are disabled or house-bound; or when you live in an area that is not well served by coaches/counsellors/therapists; or perhaps there is nobody from the school of counselling that you prefer. (And, for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis, I will not be offering face-to-face counselling!)

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Unsolicited Client Testimonials

I receive lots of feedback from clients about their experience of my counselling and therapy services.  Here are just three examples from telephone counselling clients:

“Hi Jim. … … On a final note, I have friends who see therapists on a regular basis, some on medication, etc., and they seem no better off than myself. I believe your work over the phone and internet is as effective as anything I am observing…so keep up the excellent work. I believe you are really onto something and if I have an opportunity, I will recommend you to others! I assume you would not mind. …”

J.P., New York City, USA.

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“Dear Jim, … Great news! Michelle and I have been getting on really well for at least the past three months, for which we largely have you and Albert Ellis to thank! I still keep working on my thinking. It is amazing that I still find a lot of unhelpful ideas, and screwy ideas, washing around in my mind. You will be pleased to know that I persist with identifying and challenging them, and replacing them with more helpful ideas, just like you taught me”.

C.G., Paris, France. (Eight sessions of telephone counselling, including some couples counselling by telephone; plus a few email exchanges).

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“Hi Jim, … I have learned so much from you over the past six months. There are now so many things I can do to make myself feel better that I just didn’t see before. … Thank you so much again for all your help over the months. Your advice was great and you had the perfect blend of wisdom, suggestion and gentle nudging! I loved it that you used humour and allowed me to work away at things at my own pace (…). You really suited me perfectly and I’m glad I found you”.

C.C, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Six sessions of telephone counselling, plus four exchanges of coaching emails).

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The assessment process for the median service slows things down by about one or two days, normally.

And, in the case of the maxi-service, the writing of the follow-up report takes three or four days to produce, and sometimes longer!Man on phone

If you find it hard to express yourself in writing (thus ruling out email counselling), then please opt for telephone counselling.

To book your appointment now, please email me at drjwbyrne@gmail.com.

Initially, I will pencil you into my diary, for an agreed day/time; and it I will ink that entry when your payment arrives.Telephone-counsellor4

Please phone me or email me to discuss setting up an appointment.  I will pencil you into my diary.

Then I will send you and invoice for £150.00, or you can pay your fee directly into my bank account. And when your fee arrives, I will ink in your appointment.

Telephone: 01422 843 629 (from inside the UK)

Telephone: 44 1422 843 629 (from outside the UK)

Email address: Doctor Jim Byrne.***

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Telephone7.gifTelephone counselling is much more effective than most people would expect.  Although we do not have face to face contact, the quality of communication is surprisingly good.  I have done some of my best work over the telephone!

Best wishes,

Jim

Dr Jim Byrne

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