Counselling in East Gosford, NSW

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Insightful Minds
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
East Gosford, NSW 2250
We are a group of warm and compassionate psychologists committed to providing psychological assessment and evidence based treatment approaches to adults, adolescents and children (10 yrs +) who present with a range of mental health issues. We offer psychological care under Medicare, private paid appointments and NDIS packages (self and plan managed funding). For further information please visit www.insightfulminds.com.au
We are a group of warm and compassionate psychologists committed to providing psychological assessment and evidence based treatment approaches to adults, adolescents and children (10 yrs +) who present with a range of mental health issues. We offer psychological care under Medicare, private paid appointments and NDIS packages (self and plan managed funding). For further information please visit www.insightfulminds.com.au
(02) 4306 7994 View (02) 4306 7994
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John Dimond Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
East Gosford, NSW 2250
Those closest to me would describe me as a kind and caring person who is a very good listener. I believe that’s because I’ve experienced my own share of life’s challenges and emotional pain. I’ve had times of feeling overwhelmed, hopeless, lost and alone. Through it all, my saving grace has been the support of some amazing counsellors and supervisors. It is these experiences that have inspired me to be the helper I am today. I’ve spent the past 22 years learning how to best help and offer hope to those in need. You can see a list of my credentials and experience here.
Those closest to me would describe me as a kind and caring person who is a very good listener. I believe that’s because I’ve experienced my own share of life’s challenges and emotional pain. I’ve had times of feeling overwhelmed, hopeless, lost and alone. Through it all, my saving grace has been the support of some amazing counsellors and supervisors. It is these experiences that have inspired me to be the helper I am today. I’ve spent the past 22 years learning how to best help and offer hope to those in need. You can see a list of my credentials and experience here.
(02) 4306 7929 View (02) 4306 7929
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Central Coast Trauma Centre
Counsellor, ACA-L4
Verified Verified
East Gosford, NSW 2250
I specialize in Trauma Processing and this is where i find that the most positive outcomes are from. I love to talk to people and hear their story then we work out together what is the core beliefs and where that this might come from. Then we work on processing any trauma from childhood or other parts of life. This impacts greatly on the story that you tell yourself and the patterns of behavior that you want to change. I don't want people to be sitting talking to me for years with no breakthrough or change in behavior. I want you to be living your life to the fullest with maximum joy!
I specialize in Trauma Processing and this is where i find that the most positive outcomes are from. I love to talk to people and hear their story then we work out together what is the core beliefs and where that this might come from. Then we work on processing any trauma from childhood or other parts of life. This impacts greatly on the story that you tell yourself and the patterns of behavior that you want to change. I don't want people to be sitting talking to me for years with no breakthrough or change in behavior. I want you to be living your life to the fullest with maximum joy!
(02) 4307 5555 View (02) 4307 5555
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Leanne Lott
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
East Gosford, NSW 2250
Hi I'm Leanne I'm a Counsellor, Art Therapist, Emotional Freedom Techniques Practitioner and an Eating Psychology Coach, yes I know that's a lot of titles. What can I say I love to learn as many ways as I can to support the women who come to see me. I am passionate about supporting women to treat themselves with compassion and kindness and I have been doing this in various roles for over 30 years.
Hi I'm Leanne I'm a Counsellor, Art Therapist, Emotional Freedom Techniques Practitioner and an Eating Psychology Coach, yes I know that's a lot of titles. What can I say I love to learn as many ways as I can to support the women who come to see me. I am passionate about supporting women to treat themselves with compassion and kindness and I have been doing this in various roles for over 30 years.
(02) 5104 1056 View (02) 5104 1056
Equanimity Psychological Services
Psychologist, MSc, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
East Gosford, NSW 2250
(02) 4307 5979 View (02) 4307 5979

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Advanced Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Wyoming, NSW 2250  (Online Only)
Advanced Counselling is an online after-hours counselling option for people that are more comfortable seeking counselling via Zoom/Skype or phone in the comfort of their own space. We believe that counselling should be easy to access at a time that works for our clients, not just the standard 9am till 5pm.
Advanced Counselling is an online after-hours counselling option for people that are more comfortable seeking counselling via Zoom/Skype or phone in the comfort of their own space. We believe that counselling should be easy to access at a time that works for our clients, not just the standard 9am till 5pm.
(02) 4306 7032 View (02) 4306 7032
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Kerry Bailey @ The Functional Mind & SydneyHypno
Psychotherapist, AACBT
Verified Verified
Gosford, NSW 2250
I am here to help & care for you. My Values: Integrity, Respect, Compassion, Authenticity, Trust & Empowerment. ​ My Philosophy: You are important, unique & valuable, & you deserve to live your best life. There may be aspects of your life where you feel held back somehow, that this feels like it is a struggle. My role is to guide & to assist you to get connected with all the missing pieces that will not only help you to get unstuck - these skills will also help you with long lasting, skilful strategies to live your best life. Your session is a judgement free zone, your safe space, where your outcomes are my sole focus.
I am here to help & care for you. My Values: Integrity, Respect, Compassion, Authenticity, Trust & Empowerment. ​ My Philosophy: You are important, unique & valuable, & you deserve to live your best life. There may be aspects of your life where you feel held back somehow, that this feels like it is a struggle. My role is to guide & to assist you to get connected with all the missing pieces that will not only help you to get unstuck - these skills will also help you with long lasting, skilful strategies to live your best life. Your session is a judgement free zone, your safe space, where your outcomes are my sole focus.
(02) 9100 0242 View (02) 9100 0242
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Sujata Khatri
Credentialed Mental Health Nurse
Verified Verified
Erina, NSW 2250
Sujata Khatri is a highly skilled Mental Health Nurse and Psychotherapist with a deep understanding of the intricate interplay between trauma, the mind, and the body. She embraces a holistic mind-body approach to therapy, recognising how our thoughts often restrict our perspectives and disconnect us from the insight of our bodies. Sujata's therapeutic approach fosters mindfulness, self-discovery, self- compassion and transformative change by bringing the unconscious aspects of ourselves into conscious awareness.
Sujata Khatri is a highly skilled Mental Health Nurse and Psychotherapist with a deep understanding of the intricate interplay between trauma, the mind, and the body. She embraces a holistic mind-body approach to therapy, recognising how our thoughts often restrict our perspectives and disconnect us from the insight of our bodies. Sujata's therapeutic approach fosters mindfulness, self-discovery, self- compassion and transformative change by bringing the unconscious aspects of ourselves into conscious awareness.
(02) 9100 0231 View (02) 9100 0231
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White Wolf Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Lisarow, NSW 2250
Hi, I’m Nancy and I’m a qualified counsellor, trauma informed coach and meditation teacher, with a background in teaching and energy healing. I use my intuition and a holistic lens, as well as evidence-based therapies (e.g. ACT, CBT) to help you find solutions to your challenges and reclaim your peace and wellbeing. I believe that we all have strengths and the ability to heal ourselves but oftentimes, we need some help along the way!
Hi, I’m Nancy and I’m a qualified counsellor, trauma informed coach and meditation teacher, with a background in teaching and energy healing. I use my intuition and a holistic lens, as well as evidence-based therapies (e.g. ACT, CBT) to help you find solutions to your challenges and reclaim your peace and wellbeing. I believe that we all have strengths and the ability to heal ourselves but oftentimes, we need some help along the way!
(02) 4307 6805 View (02) 4307 6805
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Joanne (Jo) Evans
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Gosford, NSW 2250  (Online Only)
I named my practice Finding Serenity as that is what I would like my clients to receive. If you want someone that will listen and work with you to achieve your 'serenity' I would love to talk to you. I am trained in Suicide Prevention, Suicide Bereavement, Abuse, Grief and Loss, Dementia support. Our thoughts, issues and problems do not happen 9 to 5 so neither does my practice. I am available nights and weekends and will fit in with you, when it suits you and also as soon as possible. I am also a member of the College of Supervisors with Australian Counselling Association so I am available for supervision also.
I named my practice Finding Serenity as that is what I would like my clients to receive. If you want someone that will listen and work with you to achieve your 'serenity' I would love to talk to you. I am trained in Suicide Prevention, Suicide Bereavement, Abuse, Grief and Loss, Dementia support. Our thoughts, issues and problems do not happen 9 to 5 so neither does my practice. I am available nights and weekends and will fit in with you, when it suits you and also as soon as possible. I am also a member of the College of Supervisors with Australian Counselling Association so I am available for supervision also.
(02) 4307 6997 View (02) 4307 6997
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Angie Atman
Psychotherapist, MA, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Avoca Beach, NSW 2251
Angie is a highly skilled therapist with a masters degree in counselling and applied psychotherapy, among other qualifications. Her extensive knowledge and experience have enabled her to become a leader in her field. Angie's warm and inviting personality quickly builds confidence and trust, which is the cornerstone of her success. She is primarily Person-centred and Solution-focused but has a lot of experience with other modalities that she applies engagingly and confidently to get the best results.
Angie is a highly skilled therapist with a masters degree in counselling and applied psychotherapy, among other qualifications. Her extensive knowledge and experience have enabled her to become a leader in her field. Angie's warm and inviting personality quickly builds confidence and trust, which is the cornerstone of her success. She is primarily Person-centred and Solution-focused but has a lot of experience with other modalities that she applies engagingly and confidently to get the best results.
(02) 4306 7965 View (02) 4306 7965
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Angela Morillas-Johnson
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Gosford, NSW 2250
I have a passion for helping people navigate the stresses of their work and personal life, to create balance and harmony. I can assist people experiencing anxiety disorders, depression, trauma, grief and loss, as well as difficult life circumstances that you may be struggling to cope with.
I have a passion for helping people navigate the stresses of their work and personal life, to create balance and harmony. I can assist people experiencing anxiety disorders, depression, trauma, grief and loss, as well as difficult life circumstances that you may be struggling to cope with.
(02) 4075 9980 View (02) 4075 9980
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Liz Crocombe
Counsellor, MC, PACFA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Gosford, NSW 2250
You are looking for solutions to situations that leave you continually frustrated and wondering how to fix things. You might have a recurring theme of something that isn't working for you, or life is chaotic; or even that you are on a treadmill you desperately want to get off! Sometimes it may seem as though the relationships you want are completely out of your reach. Counselling can help you grow and change when you feel heard, understood and by understanding your own self.
You are looking for solutions to situations that leave you continually frustrated and wondering how to fix things. You might have a recurring theme of something that isn't working for you, or life is chaotic; or even that you are on a treadmill you desperately want to get off! Sometimes it may seem as though the relationships you want are completely out of your reach. Counselling can help you grow and change when you feel heard, understood and by understanding your own self.
(02) 4307 5760 View (02) 4307 5760
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Celtic Counselling Care
Counsellor, ACA-L4
Verified Verified
Gosford, NSW 2250
Welcome to Celtic Counselling Care. My name is Carmel and I have had the tremendous privilege of working as a counsellor for 29 years. My clients have been my greatest teachers and the cumulative learning I have gained from them has helped shape my philosophical beliefs around therapeutic healing and growth. The name "Celtic Counselling Care" is a tribute to my Irish Celtic heritage and reflects my deep affiliation with Celtic spirituality and its ancient wisdom. I place high importance on having healthy connections with one another, the natural world and the transpersonal aspects of life.
Welcome to Celtic Counselling Care. My name is Carmel and I have had the tremendous privilege of working as a counsellor for 29 years. My clients have been my greatest teachers and the cumulative learning I have gained from them has helped shape my philosophical beliefs around therapeutic healing and growth. The name "Celtic Counselling Care" is a tribute to my Irish Celtic heritage and reflects my deep affiliation with Celtic spirituality and its ancient wisdom. I place high importance on having healthy connections with one another, the natural world and the transpersonal aspects of life.
(02) 4306 7898 View (02) 4306 7898
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Raichel Green Counselling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Gosford, NSW 2250  (Online Only)
Raichel Green Counselling is based on the Central Coast of NSW, Australia however Telehealth counselling service can be provided and are available Australia wide. ​ We provide a comprehensive trauma recovery and mental health service, specialising in treating adults with childhood developmental trauma, complex trauma and single-incident trauma. We have a particular interest in treating Borderline Personality Disorder. We are dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment for individuals to explore their mental health needs and work towards personal growth.
Raichel Green Counselling is based on the Central Coast of NSW, Australia however Telehealth counselling service can be provided and are available Australia wide. ​ We provide a comprehensive trauma recovery and mental health service, specialising in treating adults with childhood developmental trauma, complex trauma and single-incident trauma. We have a particular interest in treating Borderline Personality Disorder. We are dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment for individuals to explore their mental health needs and work towards personal growth.
(02) 4307 6470 View (02) 4307 6470
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Leah O'Rourke
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
North Gosford, NSW 2250
Feeling defeated or overwhelmed can be intensely lonely, and yet we’ve all been there. Therapy is an honest, self-compassionate journey toward peace and flow. While a child knows to hide OR seek, we adults confuse things. We certainly seek... happiness, connection, meaning. At the very same time we hide ... from feelings, dark imagination, from life's bad breaks. Therapy casts a gentle light on the tricky mind. Ten years of formal training tells you I’m patient and sincere. Clinical Psychologists use behavioural science to frame your difficulties and your options for safe passage through them. Come and see (deeply) for yourself.
Feeling defeated or overwhelmed can be intensely lonely, and yet we’ve all been there. Therapy is an honest, self-compassionate journey toward peace and flow. While a child knows to hide OR seek, we adults confuse things. We certainly seek... happiness, connection, meaning. At the very same time we hide ... from feelings, dark imagination, from life's bad breaks. Therapy casts a gentle light on the tricky mind. Ten years of formal training tells you I’m patient and sincere. Clinical Psychologists use behavioural science to frame your difficulties and your options for safe passage through them. Come and see (deeply) for yourself.
(02) 4307 6404 View (02) 4307 6404
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The Lakes Counselling
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Gosford, NSW 2250
A warm welcome! my name is Catherine. You have taken the first brave step for a new beginning. It will be a privilege as your psychotherapist (Masters in Counselling, Level 2 ACA), to provide you with exceptional bespoke treatment and guidance to help improve your current situation. My extensive life experience, partnered with my interpersonal strengths, and professional skills (EMDR, CBT and ACT, and Gottman training) have positively impacted my clients consisting of children, teenagers, adults, and couples with their mental health journey. Award- Couples Therapist 2023
A warm welcome! my name is Catherine. You have taken the first brave step for a new beginning. It will be a privilege as your psychotherapist (Masters in Counselling, Level 2 ACA), to provide you with exceptional bespoke treatment and guidance to help improve your current situation. My extensive life experience, partnered with my interpersonal strengths, and professional skills (EMDR, CBT and ACT, and Gottman training) have positively impacted my clients consisting of children, teenagers, adults, and couples with their mental health journey. Award- Couples Therapist 2023
(03) 6159 0103 View (03) 6159 0103
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Sarah Gilligan
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Gosford, NSW 2250
As a counsellor for both individuals and couples, I create a gentle and safe space for self-exploration, facilitating clients to undergo change in areas of life they may be struggling with. Genuine connection and real conversations are at the heart of my sessions, ensuring clients feel safe, empowered and respected. I work sensitively from a trauma-informed framework, and work with clients on a range of issues including stress, anxiety, relationship issues, body image, self -esteem, grief & loss, identity, life transitions, feelings of lack of direction, and anyone needing to connect with a therapist for support.
As a counsellor for both individuals and couples, I create a gentle and safe space for self-exploration, facilitating clients to undergo change in areas of life they may be struggling with. Genuine connection and real conversations are at the heart of my sessions, ensuring clients feel safe, empowered and respected. I work sensitively from a trauma-informed framework, and work with clients on a range of issues including stress, anxiety, relationship issues, body image, self -esteem, grief & loss, identity, life transitions, feelings of lack of direction, and anyone needing to connect with a therapist for support.
(02) 4307 6208 View (02) 4307 6208
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Carol-Anne Howlett
Psychotherapist, MA, ACA-L4
Verified Verified
Gosford, NSW 2250
Carol-Anne is a highly experienced and compassionate therapist with a diverse background in psychotherapy, Counselling, Human Resources, and Training. She offers a holistic approach to mental health and relationship counselling empowering clients to better navigate life's challenges effectively.
Carol-Anne is a highly experienced and compassionate therapist with a diverse background in psychotherapy, Counselling, Human Resources, and Training. She offers a holistic approach to mental health and relationship counselling empowering clients to better navigate life's challenges effectively.
0417 944 187 View 0417 944 187
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Alex Corcoran
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Gosford, NSW 2250
I am a Clinical Psychologist with twenty years of experience. My aim is to work towards positive change in a collaborative and gentle way. I have worked in private practice since 2003 and work with older teens and adults. I use a range of evidence-based therapies such as CBT, ACT, Schema Therapy, DBT and EMDR. I am experienced with a range of mental health conditions and have a special interest in helping people to recover from trauma. Please check out my website www.movingforward.net.au for more information.
I am a Clinical Psychologist with twenty years of experience. My aim is to work towards positive change in a collaborative and gentle way. I have worked in private practice since 2003 and work with older teens and adults. I use a range of evidence-based therapies such as CBT, ACT, Schema Therapy, DBT and EMDR. I am experienced with a range of mental health conditions and have a special interest in helping people to recover from trauma. Please check out my website www.movingforward.net.au for more information.
(02) 4306 7875 View (02) 4306 7875

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in East Gosford, NSW

< 10

Counsellors in East Gosford, NSW who prioritize treating:

80% Trauma and PTSD
80% Women's Issues
60% Depression
60% Anxiety
60% Parenting
60% Family Conflict
60% Self Esteem

Average years in practice

19 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Medibank Private
100% Police Health
67% CBHS Health

How Counsellors in East Gosford, NSW see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

80% Female
20% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in East Gosford?

Search for nearby psychologists or counsellors by inputting your city, suburb, postcode, or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or postcode into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the Australian Counselling Association and the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia. Psychologists must be registered in the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Most Social Workers listed in the directory are members of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for social workers, psychotherapists and counsellors in Australia, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in Australia.

Psychologists have earned a 4 year undergraduate degree in psychology and have completed a postgraduate internship or postgraduate degree. Psychotherapists generally have an undergraduate degree in a health related field in addition to 3-4 years of specialist training in psychotherapy and a period of personal psychotherapy. In order to belong to a professional organisation such as the ACA or PACFA, counsellors and psychotherapists are required to have completed a certain level of AQF qualifications and/ or an approved training course as well as clinical and supervision hours. Social Workers registered with the AASW are required to have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited institution.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, the cost of a therapy session in Australia could be between $100 and $250. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The Better Access Scheme is a government program offering Medicare rebates for mental health care. To access the program you will need to be assessed and diagnosed by your GP and get a Mental Health Plan. This will allow you to receive up to 10 individual sessions and 10 group sessions a year with practitioners who accept bulk billing, with no out of pocket costs for you.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the ACA, PACFA, or the APS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there is the potential or known harm to the client or others or when a minor is in danger, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.