Counselling in Saint Leonards-on-sea

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Lindsay McKean
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37
Therapy is a unique and powerful undertaking that can change how you see yourself in the world. It can also be a playful and creative way to recover aspects of yourself that have been hidden, rejected or disallowed. I work with individuals who wish to explore their life and what they want it to be, or who are experiencing problems with relationships, anxiety, depression, illness, work or bereavement. I have a particular interest in working with dreams and creativity, both of which can be a means of tapping into inner processes and potential.
Therapy is a unique and powerful undertaking that can change how you see yourself in the world. It can also be a playful and creative way to recover aspects of yourself that have been hidden, rejected or disallowed. I work with individuals who wish to explore their life and what they want it to be, or who are experiencing problems with relationships, anxiety, depression, illness, work or bereavement. I have a particular interest in working with dreams and creativity, both of which can be a means of tapping into inner processes and potential.
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Silka Lazar-Hes
MSc
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
I am a therapeutic coach with a background in nursing and mental health recovery consultation. In my practice. I use a wide range of tools, such as neurolinguistic programming, and compassionate inquiry. My flexibility to move from therapeutic modalities to coaching tools is what makes my offering unique. I draw on 20 years of experience working with people in various therapeutic relationships and my personal experience of overcoming mental health struggles. I use a person-centered, holistic approach to co-create the process of long-lasting, positive change.
I am a therapeutic coach with a background in nursing and mental health recovery consultation. In my practice. I use a wide range of tools, such as neurolinguistic programming, and compassionate inquiry. My flexibility to move from therapeutic modalities to coaching tools is what makes my offering unique. I draw on 20 years of experience working with people in various therapeutic relationships and my personal experience of overcoming mental health struggles. I use a person-centered, holistic approach to co-create the process of long-lasting, positive change.
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Lisa Adams-Davey
Psychotherapist, MA, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37
I work in private clinical practice at Trust Therapy, East Sussex, and I am a Clinical Supervisor with CRUSE Bereavement Support (Hastings and Rother). I have specialised in Bereavement as a Therapist for the NHS with St Michael's Hospice (St Leonards on sea), and I have experience in working with trauma, abuse, severe and enduring mental health, and Neurodiversity within my private clinic and at various organisations, including Butterflies Children’s Therapy, CRUSE Bereavement Support, JHD Counselling, Sensoft, and Place2B Children’s Mental Health Services.
I work in private clinical practice at Trust Therapy, East Sussex, and I am a Clinical Supervisor with CRUSE Bereavement Support (Hastings and Rother). I have specialised in Bereavement as a Therapist for the NHS with St Michael's Hospice (St Leonards on sea), and I have experience in working with trauma, abuse, severe and enduring mental health, and Neurodiversity within my private clinic and at various organisations, including Butterflies Children’s Therapy, CRUSE Bereavement Support, JHD Counselling, Sensoft, and Place2B Children’s Mental Health Services.
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Karolina Jobson
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37
Experienced qualified Counsellor and a Psychologist offering short term and open-ended therapy sessions face to face and online, with progressive experience across various mental health settings (NHS, charity sector, private practice). I am a member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and a British Psychological Society.
Experienced qualified Counsellor and a Psychologist offering short term and open-ended therapy sessions face to face and online, with progressive experience across various mental health settings (NHS, charity sector, private practice). I am a member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and a British Psychological Society.
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Trevor Gray, Therapy for Sport & Performing Arts
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
I specialise in psychotherapy for performers in the arts and sport, helping people better understand themselves and their relationships with others. I am a qualified therapist, counsellor and performance coach working mostly online, but also offer bespoke services for those on set, on tour or in need of face-to-face consultations. In addition to my 4 year Postgraduate Diploma in TA (Transactional Analysis) Practice, I have trained in and incorporated CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) in my sessions, and offer therapy for issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, abuse, personal relationships and self-esteem.
I specialise in psychotherapy for performers in the arts and sport, helping people better understand themselves and their relationships with others. I am a qualified therapist, counsellor and performance coach working mostly online, but also offer bespoke services for those on set, on tour or in need of face-to-face consultations. In addition to my 4 year Postgraduate Diploma in TA (Transactional Analysis) Practice, I have trained in and incorporated CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) in my sessions, and offer therapy for issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, abuse, personal relationships and self-esteem.
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Dr Lizzie Sargeant
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
Hi, I'm Dr Lizzie Sargeant, a Clinical Psychologist and I have trained to doctorate level in evidence-based psychological therapies. You may be reading this as you are seeking therapy. I am always struck by the strength in those that want to actively work in therapy to make things more manageable or fulfilling in their lives. It is a brave endeavour to develop trust in working with a therapist to support to making change at a vulnerable time. I have extensive experience of working with adults (18 plus) across a number of different difficulties.
Hi, I'm Dr Lizzie Sargeant, a Clinical Psychologist and I have trained to doctorate level in evidence-based psychological therapies. You may be reading this as you are seeking therapy. I am always struck by the strength in those that want to actively work in therapy to make things more manageable or fulfilling in their lives. It is a brave endeavour to develop trust in working with a therapist to support to making change at a vulnerable time. I have extensive experience of working with adults (18 plus) across a number of different difficulties.
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Martyn Oakland
Psychologist, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
My specialities include working with Borderline Personality Disorder, emotion regulation, interpersonal relationship skills, distress tolerance and DBT mindfulness. I help with important life changes, identity issues, existential dilemma's (who am I? what meaning can I get from life?), life crises etc. I work one-to-one with adult individuals (over 14).
My specialities include working with Borderline Personality Disorder, emotion regulation, interpersonal relationship skills, distress tolerance and DBT mindfulness. I help with important life changes, identity issues, existential dilemma's (who am I? what meaning can I get from life?), life crises etc. I work one-to-one with adult individuals (over 14).
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Wendy Bennett
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
Hi, My name is Wendy and after 15 years of teaching, I decided to take my passion for pastoral care further and become a qualified counsellor. I work from a person-centered perspective but draw upon other modalities where appropriate to provide an individual approach. I provide a safe, welcoming and gentle space where you can express your thoughts and feelings in a completely confidential environment.
Hi, My name is Wendy and after 15 years of teaching, I decided to take my passion for pastoral care further and become a qualified counsellor. I work from a person-centered perspective but draw upon other modalities where appropriate to provide an individual approach. I provide a safe, welcoming and gentle space where you can express your thoughts and feelings in a completely confidential environment.
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Barbara Wattiez
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
We all feel overwhelmed from time to time. Psychotherapy is one way of dealing with a specific problem, everyday struggle, or a general sense of unhappiness. Whether you feel low or are dealing with a specific crisis, I see difficulties we encounter as anchored in how we relate to ourselves and others, based on my belief that relationships are at the heart of being human.
We all feel overwhelmed from time to time. Psychotherapy is one way of dealing with a specific problem, everyday struggle, or a general sense of unhappiness. Whether you feel low or are dealing with a specific crisis, I see difficulties we encounter as anchored in how we relate to ourselves and others, based on my belief that relationships are at the heart of being human.
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Karen Taylor
Counsellor, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
I am an accredited, fully insured therapeutic counsellor having studied Transactional Analysis psychotherapy, based in East Sussex; working with adults on a one-to-one basis, either in-person or on-line. I have a corporate background which compliments my work and provides context to some of the challenges my clients face. This mixture of experience allows me to better understand the struggles of how our 'public face' can often feel at odds with our inner world and of the pressures and expectations of self and others that often feel overwhelming.
I am an accredited, fully insured therapeutic counsellor having studied Transactional Analysis psychotherapy, based in East Sussex; working with adults on a one-to-one basis, either in-person or on-line. I have a corporate background which compliments my work and provides context to some of the challenges my clients face. This mixture of experience allows me to better understand the struggles of how our 'public face' can often feel at odds with our inner world and of the pressures and expectations of self and others that often feel overwhelming.
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Octavia Landy
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
Life can become overwhelming at times. Sometimes there is a specific event or sometimes there can be general feelings of anxiety or depression, especially following the pandemic and these times of global uncertainty. Talking therapy can help to get to the heart of those fears, and uncover patterns of behaviour or thinking. I can be a witness to your story and guide you towards a more grounded sense of yourself. I aim to walk alongside my clients as we explore their world. Finding a therapist can be overwhelming, but the best way forward is for us to meet and take it from there.
Life can become overwhelming at times. Sometimes there is a specific event or sometimes there can be general feelings of anxiety or depression, especially following the pandemic and these times of global uncertainty. Talking therapy can help to get to the heart of those fears, and uncover patterns of behaviour or thinking. I can be a witness to your story and guide you towards a more grounded sense of yourself. I aim to walk alongside my clients as we explore their world. Finding a therapist can be overwhelming, but the best way forward is for us to meet and take it from there.
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Daniel Rubinstein
Counsellor, PhD, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37  (Online Only)
Welcome to the world of counselling, you have taken the first courageous step: contemplating a journey of self-discovery, healing and growth. You may have a specific issue that is troubling you whether it be work issues, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties or one of life’s crises. Alternatively, you may wish to work towards a more fulfilling and harmonious life; there are as many ways of experiencing ourselves as there are people on the planet.
Welcome to the world of counselling, you have taken the first courageous step: contemplating a journey of self-discovery, healing and growth. You may have a specific issue that is troubling you whether it be work issues, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties or one of life’s crises. Alternatively, you may wish to work towards a more fulfilling and harmonious life; there are as many ways of experiencing ourselves as there are people on the planet.
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Dr Danielle King
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
Please note that I work specifically with people of any age in the LGBTQIA+ community, as well as family members or those exploring their identity. I am a Clinical Psychologist with specific skills in trauma, emotional dysregulation, unusual experiences (e.g. psychosis), anxiety disorders and depression. I am experienced at working with neurodiversity. I am person-centred and try to work anti-oppressively, meaning that I think with people about injustice they may have experienced and how that might have impacted them, as part of our therapy. I work integratively, meaning that I draw on many different models as a therapist.
Please note that I work specifically with people of any age in the LGBTQIA+ community, as well as family members or those exploring their identity. I am a Clinical Psychologist with specific skills in trauma, emotional dysregulation, unusual experiences (e.g. psychosis), anxiety disorders and depression. I am experienced at working with neurodiversity. I am person-centred and try to work anti-oppressively, meaning that I think with people about injustice they may have experienced and how that might have impacted them, as part of our therapy. I work integratively, meaning that I draw on many different models as a therapist.
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Susan ( Suki ) Heath
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
Jungian psychotherapy, sometimes known as depth psychology, is a form of deep reflection. It isn't problem centred but it does help to resolve deep rooted problems. The things that affect our waking life may be hidden from consciousness and experienced as a bewildering array of symptoms that appear to have no obvious cause. To complicate matters, these symptoms may be emotional, psychological or physical. Jung viewed symptoms not as problems to be fixed, but as signposts pointing to the need for change. I work on the basis that our minds and bodies have a natural drive towards healing.
Jungian psychotherapy, sometimes known as depth psychology, is a form of deep reflection. It isn't problem centred but it does help to resolve deep rooted problems. The things that affect our waking life may be hidden from consciousness and experienced as a bewildering array of symptoms that appear to have no obvious cause. To complicate matters, these symptoms may be emotional, psychological or physical. Jung viewed symptoms not as problems to be fixed, but as signposts pointing to the need for change. I work on the basis that our minds and bodies have a natural drive towards healing.
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East Sussex Counselling and Supervision
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37
I am a counsellor and counselling supervisor. I work with individuals and couples. Do you need some help with anger? Maybe you just wish you could stop feeling anxious? Perhaps you’ve been feeling really low, and have been feeling like this for a long time. Or wondering whether you’ll ever get over grief. Maybe you are seeking transformational change in your thinking. I have extensive experience in working with alcohol and substance misuse, sexual abuse and much more. I work positively to improving your well-bieng
I am a counsellor and counselling supervisor. I work with individuals and couples. Do you need some help with anger? Maybe you just wish you could stop feeling anxious? Perhaps you’ve been feeling really low, and have been feeling like this for a long time. Or wondering whether you’ll ever get over grief. Maybe you are seeking transformational change in your thinking. I have extensive experience in working with alcohol and substance misuse, sexual abuse and much more. I work positively to improving your well-bieng
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Dr Stewart Blake
Psychologist, PsychD, CPsychol
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
I am a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and have a doctorate in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology from the University of Surrey. Prior to this qualification I was awarded a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) degree in Psychology with Clinical Psychology from the University of Kent. I have a wide range of experience working within a number of Community Mental Health Teams and Psychological Services Departments for the Kent and Medway NHS Foundation Trust. These roles involved working with a broad spectrum of psychological distress ranging from mild to severe and enduring.
I am a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and have a doctorate in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology from the University of Surrey. Prior to this qualification I was awarded a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) degree in Psychology with Clinical Psychology from the University of Kent. I have a wide range of experience working within a number of Community Mental Health Teams and Psychological Services Departments for the Kent and Medway NHS Foundation Trust. These roles involved working with a broad spectrum of psychological distress ranging from mild to severe and enduring.
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Tom Stonebridge
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
If you’re reading this, I’m guessing things aren’t feeling quite ‘right’ in your life at the moment. Perhaps you’re struggling with some difficult thoughts or feelings. Perhaps you’ve hit a fork in the road and you’re unsure which way to go. Perhaps you’re not really sure what ‘it’ is that needs to change. I believe that opening up and sharing your concerns with someone who is trained to listen and respond to you, is the first step in working through them. While counselling can’t remove the challenging experiences that you're facing, it can help to empower you so you can move through them with strength and purpose.
If you’re reading this, I’m guessing things aren’t feeling quite ‘right’ in your life at the moment. Perhaps you’re struggling with some difficult thoughts or feelings. Perhaps you’ve hit a fork in the road and you’re unsure which way to go. Perhaps you’re not really sure what ‘it’ is that needs to change. I believe that opening up and sharing your concerns with someone who is trained to listen and respond to you, is the first step in working through them. While counselling can’t remove the challenging experiences that you're facing, it can help to empower you so you can move through them with strength and purpose.
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Sharon Blight
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37
People come into counselling for many different reasons, these might include stress at work or difficulties in relationships. Working with a counsellor who's focus is on you and helping you to work towards changing your life in a way that is positive for you, can offer you something that it is not possible to gain from other relationships what you may have.
People come into counselling for many different reasons, these might include stress at work or difficulties in relationships. Working with a counsellor who's focus is on you and helping you to work towards changing your life in a way that is positive for you, can offer you something that it is not possible to gain from other relationships what you may have.
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Ria Eames
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37
Welcome to my page. I am an experienced person-centred counsellor offering long term or short term counselling to adults and young people from 10yrs upwards. Registered with the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) abiding by their ethical framework. My commitment to clients is offering a confidential, non-judgmental therapeutic space exploring any difficulties or anxieties that are present - I work with a range of clients and have experience in many settings such as bereavement/pre-bereavement, schools etc.
Welcome to my page. I am an experienced person-centred counsellor offering long term or short term counselling to adults and young people from 10yrs upwards. Registered with the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) abiding by their ethical framework. My commitment to clients is offering a confidential, non-judgmental therapeutic space exploring any difficulties or anxieties that are present - I work with a range of clients and have experience in many settings such as bereavement/pre-bereavement, schools etc.
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Jenny Murray-Smith
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37
My name is Jenny and I am a qualified counsellor. I see people struggling with a range of difficulties such as anxiety, depression, OCD, panic disorder, relationship issues, phobias and low-esteem. I also see couples who find themselves with issues such as poor communication, issues with trust, lack of confidence of one or both, jealousy and sexual issues.
My name is Jenny and I am a qualified counsellor. I see people struggling with a range of difficulties such as anxiety, depression, OCD, panic disorder, relationship issues, phobias and low-esteem. I also see couples who find themselves with issues such as poor communication, issues with trust, lack of confidence of one or both, jealousy and sexual issues.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Saint Leonards-on-sea

20+

Average cost per session

£57

Counsellors in Saint Leonards-on-sea who prioritize treating:

86% Anxiety
81% Depression
81% Bereavement
76% Relationship Issues
76% Self Esteem
67% Stress
62% Anger Management

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

60% WPA
40% Aviva
40% AXA PPP

How Counsellors in Saint Leonards-on-sea see their clients

96% In Person and Online
4% Online Only

Gender breakdown

69% Female
31% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Saint Leonards-on-sea?

Search for nearby therapists or counsellors by inputting your city, 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 British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Most Psychologists in the directory are accredited members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and/or are registered in the Health and Care Professions Council (HPCP).

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 psychotherapists and counsellors in the UK, 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 the UK. Psychologists have earned a degree in psychology and many are members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and have completed a postgraduate qualification in a specialism. Counsellors and Psychotherapists are not required to have a psychology degree, but to belong to a professional organisation such as the BACP or UKCP, they are required to have completed a training course as well as clinical and supervision hours.

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, a therapy session in the UK could be between £30 - £60 when seeing a counsellor and £60 - £150 and up when seeing a clinical psychologist. 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 NHS Talking therapies programme offers free of charge counselling for common mental health problems like anxiety and depression. The service is available to anyone registered with a GP, though you do not necessarily need to be referred by your GP and can refer yourself directly to a Talking therapies service. The service will provide different solutions, including group and individual therapy, for a limited number of sessions which are generally up to six.

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 BACP, the UKCP, or BPS 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 has been participation in a criminal act or act of terror, or if there is potential or known harm to the client or others, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.