Paul Bacon, Sid Valley Counselling. BACP Accredited Counsellor
5 Grosvenor Mansions
I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor, based in Sidmouth, Devon. I provide professional help and support for individuals and couples living in the East Devon, Cranbrook and Exeter area.
I offer one to one counselling, as well as relationship counselling.
Having a confidential and safe space to talk about a situation or circumstances you may be facing, allows you to work at your own pace, on your own terms.
Talking to a counsellor can help you work through difficult and challenging circumstances or experiences, and bring about lasting change in your life.
Areas I can help you with include:
- Feeling overwhelmed or stressed
- Struggling to cope
- Feeling anxious or depressed
- Struggling to cope
- Overcoming Anger
- Developing confidence and self-esteem
- Improving relationships
- Trauma and Abuse
- Workplace or College issues
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and a Diploma in Relationship Counselling.
I have over 8 years of experience helping people, providing support on a wide range of circumstances.
I worked for five years as a Counsellor in a family support service, supporting families and carers with young children, and now work in private practice.
Previously, I provided workplace based counselling in the public sector
I am also trained in Leadership and Management skills, and Workplace Coaching.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Postnatal depression
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
Photos & videos
Each appointment is for one hour and costs £40.
I can offer reduced rates depending on your financial circumstances. The fee will be agreed between us at the start and will be reviewed if there are significant changes to your own circumstances
As well as counselling experience, I have many years experience working in public sector organisations, and the IT industry, as well as performing as a musician.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytime, evening and weekend appointments available.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|