How much do the programs cost?
This will depend on which program is recommenced to you. During Step 1, Margie will explore what your current challenges and aspirations are. This is an exploratory session with no charge. She will follow this discussion typically within 24 hours with a quote and full program information.
How many sessions are included in the program?
You can choose from 4-10 sessions based on the recommended program as outlined above.
How long do sessions go for?
Typically 1-1.5 hours.
Are sessions confidential?
Yes. You will receive a Terms of Engagement before you start your program which outlines confidentiality and how session information is managed if your employer is funding the program. Employers are also provided a similar agreement so that they understand that sessions will remain a confidential process unless otherwise agreed to by you.
Will I need to be prepared to get out of my comfort zone?
In order for you to get the best results, including a different outcome, you may need to explore a different approach which does often mean getting out of your comfort zone. Margie is a also a registered Psychologist which means she is trained in mental health and therefore will not encourage any client to do anything she believes would not be safe for your overall wellbeing.
How often are sessions scheduled?
When you start, the first 2-3 sessions (program dependent) are typically 2-3 weeks apart and then you move to monthly for the longer program.
Can I contact Margie in between sessions if I have an urgent issue to discuss?
Yes, one of our programs offers this support and access.
Can I claim this program on my tax?
If you are employed and using this program for professional development in your current role you are more than likely able to claim your program. However we recommend that you speak with your own accountant to get independent advice.
Is there any work required in between sessions?
Yes. For you to get the most of out this program you will be given activities and tasks to try or complete after each session. It is important you do these to get the most out of the program. Typically they will not be onerous of your time as the idea is to use them in your daily working life. While there may be some activities that you will need to set time aside for.
Can I conduct all my sessions via zoom or another video platform?
Yes. Margie will discuss with you at your first session.
Are sessions available in different times zones?
Yes. Margie offers a variety of options for meeting including weekends when required.
If I go on leave can I put my program on hold?
Yes, you can put your program on hold for up to 6 weeks. If you are likely to need more time than this, you need to discuss this with Margie. These programs are successful due to consistency and accountability. Too much time between sessions will not get you the best results.