How do I make an appointment? 

If you would like to make an appointment, call our Lead Practitioner, Barrie Foster on 07949 140 226, email All contact is treated in the strictest of confidence. We protect your information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.


The fee for a consultation with our Lead Practitioner is available upon request, and is payable at the beginning or prior to each appointment, either via bank transfer (before you meet) or cash at the time of your appointment. A confidential client assessment is required for each new client.

Appointment times

Each session is 60 minutes. There are occasions when sessions make take a little longer, but this can be discussed at your first contact. Please allow a little extra time during the first appointment, for your assessment.

You are expected to be on time. This is the precursor to a conducive therapeutic relationship, and enables both Barrie and yourself to create good boundaries.

In exceptional circumstances, if you need to change or cancel your appointment, we respectfully ask for a minimum of 24 hours notice. Then your appointment can be offered to the next person on our list.

Pease call or text Barrie on 07949 140 226, email if you need to change or cancel your appointment.

What is an initial assessment?

Your first appointment will consist of an initial assessment. Basically, the initial assessment is a time meeting for both the Therapist and Client, and a chance for the Therapist to gather information. Barrie will ask questions about your history, and learn a good understanding of what you hope as an outcome. Then you will be given the opportunity to discuss possibilities of how Barrie and yourself may work together and attain your desired outcome.

If Steps 2 Healing feel we can help you, we will tell you so. However, if we feel maybe you would be better searching for a different type of therapist or counsellor, we will do our best to advise you further.

In therapy, it is a two-way relationship. It is important you feel comfortable working with your counsellor, psychotherapist, or healer, this is a part of the reason we have an initial assessment, so that you have the opportunity to go home and think about your time together before committing to further contact. Equally, if you are happy to commence therapy at the time of your first session together, you will also be given the opportunity to stay for the full appointment time, and then to go ahead and book a future appointment(s). Your therapy often begins the moment you commit to engagement, so positive change can often commence during your first session together.

My problem is not on the list, can Barrie still help me?

If you feel unsure of whether Steps 2 Healing can help you, please feel free to make contact and discuss your situation with us.

Where is Steps 2 Healing Clinic located?

We are located in Scamblesby. 10 minutes drive from the Centre of Louth or from the centre Horncastle, just off the A153, and within the Lincolnshire Wolds. (Approximatley 2 miles away from Cadwell Park.)

Can I bring someone with me to my appointment?

You are welcome to bring someone with you to your appointment. However, unless absolutely necessary, once the work commences, we would strongly suggest your chaperone leave the room. Working one-to-one is often more productive with only the client and therapist present.

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