Arranging an appointment
You can refer yourself to Silk House Therapy Practice or you may be referred by your GP or Consultant. Please telephone or email to make an appointment with any of the therapists working at the practice. The therapist will arrange an initial consultation.
If you are unsure of the therapeutic approach or therapist let us know and a member of our team can call or email you to discuss the various options available.
We do not have a receptionist at The Practice. To make an appointment please telephone or email on the details provided on each therapists page or email: info@silkhousetherapypractice or telephone 01625 468 858.
Please note: when our therapists are busy their calls may be answered by Real Time Reception Ltd. Real Time Reception are a confidential reception service based in Norfolk who specialise in supporting psychotherapists, counsellors and other health care professionals. Calls are recorded, stored for 3 months then deleted. All stored information is password protected.
If you do not want to use this reception service please email us firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our therapists will contact you usually within 24 hours.
The purpose of the consultation is discuss the issues that are affecting you and how psychotherapy or counselling might help.
The consultation is for prospective psychotherapy or counselling clients and lasts one hour.
You can arrange a consultation with a psychotherapist or counsellor of your choice or with a member of the clinical management team who will be able to advise you on the therapeutic approaches available and the therapist that might best suit you.
about our therapists
All of the therapists working at Silk House Therapy Practice are self employed, carry professional indemnity insurance and are bound by the ethical codes of their professional organisations.
We no longer publish rates of individual therapists on the website. Please ask when you make contact. Some therapists may offer concessions to those on low incomes.
Payment is made by cash or cheque at the beginning or end of a session. For longer term clients some therapists may have arrangements for payment via electronic transfer.
Appointments cancelled under 24 hours notice will be charged the full rate.
The days and times a therapist works at the practice can be found on their information page together with their current availability.
Silk House Therapy Practice has recently move to Wood Street Mill, Pickford Street, Macclesfield, a couple of minutes walk from Macclesfield train station. We will be uploading new images to the website shortly to help identify our new location. In the meantime a good landmark is Peak Cycles (which is in Wood Street Mill). From Peak Cycle walk towards the traffic lights and you will see a dark grey door with an intercom system. Your therapist will let you know which button to use when you book your appointment.
There is one flight of stairs from the main entrance.
If you have particular access requirements please let us know as some of our practitioners may be able to offer appointments at venues which are wheelchair accessible.
How many sessions will i need?
This depends on the issues and your practitioner will be happy to discuss this. At the outset, you should expect to attend for a minimum of 6 sessions.
Normally, you will arrange to meet at the same time each week, though there is usually some flexibility.
is it confidential?
Yes, with certain conditions around risk to self or others which your therapist will explain at the first meeting.
If you have concerns about your therapy, please raise these in the first instance with your therapist who will advise you how to take matters further if you are not satisfied.
If you wish to raise a concern with Silk House Therapy Practice Ltd please email us: email@example.com.