Limassol Therapy Center

FAQ

General

Confidentiality includes both the fact that you are a client of Limassol Therapy Center as well as the content of the information discussed in the therapy sessions, or sent to your therapist through email, mobile phones and faxes. For adults (Age 18 years and above), no information will be released to other persons without the written permission of the client. 

Confidential information may be released if the client is dangerous to self or others. For persons under the age of 18 years, information will be released to their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) if requested by the parents or in cases of impending danger to self or others.

The duration of treatment cannot be determined ahead of time as it varies greatly from one situation to another. The individual treatment times will be discussed and determined in accordance to your therapist.

To schedule your first appointment please call 25333375. If you prefer to talk to a member of the professional staff before you make an appointment, please leave your name, telephone number and preferred contact times, and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

Subsequent appointments may be scheduled directly with your therapist or through  the Reception staff. Please note that appointments must be made, changed or cancelled via phone. If an appointment is cancelled less than 24 hours in advance the will be fully charged for the cancelled appointment. 

Charges vary in accordance to the type of therapy and the needs of the client. Appointments typically last: 

Individual Psychotherapy: 50 minutes

Couple Counselling: 60 minutes

Parents Counselling: 50 minutes

Child Psychotherapy – Play therapy: 40 – 50 minutes

Assessments: Time varies depending on assessment

Speech Therapy: 30 – 60 minutes 

Occupational Therapy: 30 – 60 minutes

Payment is expected upon delivery of service, that is, at the time of each appointment. Fees may be paid in advance through Paypal or paid by cash or credit card at the time of the service.

Therapy is best done in person. You should establish with your therapist or psychiatrist if they are willing to take skype calls, viber calls, phone calls, text messages, and communications through social media or email between appointments.

Confidentiality is an essential part of a counselor-client relationship. We take this commitment very seriously and communication between a counselor and client may only be disclosed only when:

  1. The client signs a consent form and a release of information form authorizing such a disclosure.
  2. In cases of immediate danger of serious harm to the client or someone else.
  3. Other infrequent circumstances that breach the ‘Limits of confidentiality’.

Covid-19

Limassol Therapy Center strictly follows the instructions of the Cyprus Government and the Ministry of Health in regards to the Covid-19 pandemic. The protocol we follow are: 

  • Gloves and masks must be worn at all times by all entering the center who are above the age of 12. 
  • Antibacterial liquid must be applied on the hands of all visitors upon entrance
  • Our staff is fully equipped with face masks, shields and gloves which are worn throughout the therapy session.
  • We ask that all minors are accompanied only by 1 parent or guardian unless otherwise requested by the therapist. 
  • Sessions can be scheduled online via viber, skype or zoom to avoid personal contact where applicable. 
  • All equipment is being sanitized after every session. 
  • Temperature control upon entrance for all guests and clients.
  • If you or your child experience any symptoms of the covid-19 virus kindly contact us immediately to reschedule your appointment.
  • If you have come to contact with a covid-19 confirmed case kindly contact us immediately to reschedule your appointment. 

We take the health of our staff and visitors very seriously and as such ask all visitors to abide by the above measures. If any of the above mentioned measures are not being followed our staff has the right to cancel the appointment and not accept the client. 

Psychology​

Psychotherapy aims to help a person understand their feelings and equip them to face new challenges, both in the present and the future.

Psychotherapy is similar to counseling, and the two can overlap. However, the former tends to look more deeply, addressing the underlying causes of a person’s problems as well as how to solve them.

To see positive results, a person will usually need to understand the need for change and be willing to follow the treatment plan as the specialist advices. They will also need to find a suitable therapist they can trust.

Psychotherapy can help when depression, low self-esteem, addiction, bereavement, or other factors leave a person feeling overwhelmed. It can also help treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and certain other mental health conditions.

Parental counselling is a type of service that aims to provide the necessary knowledge, tools, guidance, and most especially support to parents without bias or judgment. This way, they become more fully equipped to take care of their children.

There are fundamental differences between life coaching and counseling. Counseling usually investigates the causes and roots of potential problems, on the contrary life-coaching focuses mainly on the future, encouraging self-improvement and personal development.

Child Psychology​

Child psychotherapy helps children and young people to make sense of sad, angry, painful or confusing feelings and thoughts. It usually has a beneficial effect on relationships at home and on behaviour, as children become less preoccupied or better able to concentrate. Most children can then make better use of opportunities at school. 

Child psychotherapists are trained to help children understand feelings that are not possible to speak out loud. They do this through play, drawing and talking about events and experiences. 

Psychotherapy can help with a range of issues including:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • behaviour difficulties
  • bullying
  • hyperactivity
  • low self esteem
  • self harm
  • post traumatic symptoms

Children may be reacting to life events which everyone knows about or it may be that difficulties have started without any obvious cause. 

Child psychotherapists can help children to deal with learning and physical disabilities. They can help children on the autistic spectrum.

Speech Therapy​

Speech therapy is the assessment and treatment of communication problems and speech disorders. It is performed by speech-language pathologists (SLPs), which are often referred to as speech therapists.

Speech therapy techniques are used to improve communication. These include articulation therapy, language intervention activities, and others depending on the type of speech or language disorder.

Speech therapy may be needed for speech disorders that develop in childhood or speech impairments in adults caused by an injury or illness, such as stroke or brain injury.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy (OT) is a branch of health care that helps people of all ages who have physical, sensory, or cognitive problems. OT can help them regain independence in all areas of their lives.

Occupational therapists help with barriers that affect a person’s emotional, social, and physical needs. To do this, they use everyday activities, exercises, and other therapies.

OT helps kids play, improves their school performance, and aids their daily activities. It also boosts their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment. With OT, kids can:

  • Develop fine motor skills so they can grasp and release toys and develop good handwriting or computer skills.
  • Improve eye–hand coordination so they can play and do needed school skills such as bat a ball and copy from a blackboard.
  • Master basic life skills such as bathing, getting dressed, brushing teeth, and self-feeding.
  • Learn positive behaviors and social skills by practicing how they manage frustration and anger.
  • Get special equipment to help build their independence. These include wheelchairs, splints, bathing equipment, dressing devices, and communication aids.

Special Education

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