Initial Assessment

The assessment takes approximately 1 1/2 - 2 hours. Following your appointment a letter will be forwarded summarising the assessment and care plan.

Follow-up Consultations/External Meetings (e.g. School visits as appropriate)

1/2 hour                    £100.00
1 hour                       £200.00

Follow-up Telephone Consultations/Liaison with Education, Health or Other Services

1/2 hour                    £100.00

Letter requests not included in the initial assessment/follow ups (e.g. School/Colleges/Universities/Children's Centres)

Fixed fee                   £35.00

Private prescription requests received outside of arranged appointments

Fixed fee                   £10.00


Cancellation Policy

Any cancellations made prior to 48 hours of your appointment will be free of charge.

Any cancellations made within 48 hours of your appointment will be charged at £100.00







Travel Expenses

Time spent travelling to external meetings is charged at £100.00 per hour + 25p per mile. 


Dr Dickens is registered with all of the major medical insurance companies. Policy excesses may apply. 

It is recommended for you to contact your provider to ensure your area of concern is covered under your policy as some mental health concerns are excluded by some insurance companies.