EAP Counselling for Small Businesses

EAP Counselling for Small Businesses and Charities UK

Can you relate to this? Do you, as a small business, have problems with your staff taking time off work due to stress, anxiety, and depression? Are your employees struggling with their mental health at work? Maybe you know they’ve had a difficult past or face problems with their parents. 

Perhaps you’re aware that they can’t afford therapy and find the NHS waiting lists too long. You see their mental health affecting their work and responses in certain situations. Or maybe you suspect that, due to trauma, they are misusing substances or gambling excessively. If these scenarios sound familiar, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) might be the solution you need.

What is an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)?
An Employee Assistance Program is an employee benefit designed to provide support and practical advice on issues impacting well-being and performance. It includes telephone or online counseling and support for both personal and work-related issues, aiming to increase staff well-being and productivity while reducing absence from work.

Why Small Businesses Need EAPs
Small businesses often face unique challenges. Limited resources, tight budgets, and close-knit teams can make managing employee well-being particularly challenging. Employee well-being directly affects business performance; when staff are healthy and happy, productivity rises, and absenteeism falls. Implementing an EAP can help address these challenges, providing necessary support to your employees and enhancing overall business health.

Benefits of EAP for Employees
EAPs offer a range of support services for employees, helping them manage personal and work-related issues. This support improves mental health and well-being, providing employees with the tools to cope with stress, anxiety, and other challenges. As a result, employees feel more supported and valued, leading to higher job satisfaction and loyalty.

Benefits of EAP for Employers
For employers, the benefits of EAPs are substantial. They lead to enhanced productivity, as employees are better able to focus on their work when their personal issues are managed. EAPs also reduce absenteeism and turnover, saving businesses money and time in the long run. Additionally, a supportive work environment improves workplace morale, fostering a positive company culture.

I am a registered Online-Therapist with over 15 years experience working with individuals and couples.

As an EAP Provider, I am here to Support your Small Business and your Employees 

Employees and their family members over the age of 16 can easily access our online resources covering a range of self-help topics. They can also arrange for a free 15-minute consultation for me to assess their needs and discuss their next steps.

Benefits of working with an EAP for Small Businesses
Counselling for small businesses
As small businesses myself, I understand the needs of small businesses. I offer:
  • A bespoke, confidential counselling EAP service for your employees and Workshops
  • I provide Counselling online which not only will be more convenient for your employees, it will keep costs down for you 
  • Pay-as-you-go model with no long-term contracts
  • I offer counselling online using zoom for both individuals and couples
  • You won’t have to wait long to see me as you often find with the NHS or Counselling Charities.
  • I can invoice you monthly or for the total of the sessions when the sessions are completed

Most of all, I provide a personal service designed for your company’s individual needs, all of which are a tax-deductible expenses.


How EAP Benefits your Employees as a Small Business

There could be many issues that your employee is experiencing that they would need counselling for. Whether they have gone through a bereavement, break up of a marriage, losing their confidence, etc. We are here to help.

The counselling offered can be short-term (up to eight sessions) or Longer-term depending on the needs of you and your member of staff.

It costs just £45 per session for a single individual and £60 for couples.  A 5% discount is available for block bookings of 7 sessions when paid in advance. All my sessions are for 50 minutes

For more information or to discuss your particular requirement call or text me at 07748237480 or email Dawn Croydon-Fowler directly on hello@dawncroydonfowler.com  

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