This is a difficult question to answer.  As a rough rule of thumb, the longer the problem has been present the longer therapy tends to take.  People who have only recently begun to experience psychological distress typically make rapid recoveries in therapy.  People with long-term histories of psychological problems often have more complex difficulties and require longer-term therapy in order to achieve their goals. Research suggests that around 60 per cent of clients will improve reliably within seven sessions. 75% of people are expected to improve in 25 sessions. For more information visit >