Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone who has served, is still serving whether in the regular armed forces or reserves as well as immediate family members over the age of 18 are included under the umbrella name of Armed Forces Community.

NO! The methods used are content free, which means that you do not have to relive the experience to be helped.

We have found that those who care for sufferers of PTSD may have secondary trauma and we can help you to move on from this.

We have also found that those who take on the role of carer may need support to move on from this role when it is no longer needed.  We can help and support both parties to re-establish a new, more

No, we offer open ended therapy so if it means you need time to get to know your therapist. Be assured you will have all the time you need to be at ease.

In the event that we are unable to help you we will do our best to help you find the right therapist/ organisation through the UKCP website.

Your therapist will arrange a suitable time for your first session then they will go through the admin process with you which consists of taking details about you and a short mental wellbeing assessment to help gauge where you are at on this first session. They will also ask you to read and sign a contract which outlines expectations of both yourself and the therapist. If there is any time left in this session you may be asked what your goals for therapy are.

Each session will be 1 hour long once a week, and initially they will be on the same day and time every week thereafter. We have found that it helps people schedule their lives more easily.

No. The treatment is free for all serving personnel, veterans and their families.  All we suggest is that you consider ‘paying it forward’ by helping to raise funds and awareness of Veterans at Ease once through your issues.