Hazel Maxwell-Payne

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UKCP Accredited Psychotherapuetic Counsellor and Supervisor
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Exmouth, Devon, EX8
Limited availability
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile.

I offer individual and couples therapy. I am able to offer Face to Face as well as Online. I am qualified to offer NICE recommended Psychological Therapy Treatment for Depression,  Anxiety,  Low Self Esteem,  Adult Trauma (including Veterans) and Childhood Trauma. I work Private Practice. I also work for the Royal Marines Association -The Royal Marines Charity as the Clinical Mental Health Lead ( Nationally).

I have a lovely peaceful consulting room. Conveniently there is car parking on the road nearby. I offer free Initial Consultations for both Individuals and Couples

I am a UKCP Registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and Supervisor. I am also an Accredited Interpersonal Psychotherapist for Adults  Teenagers and Adolescents and a Clinical Supervisor, and Couple Therapist.

I am an EMDR Europe Accredited Practitioner and Consultant in Training
I have over 23 years experience in the NHS working as Clinical Director and Specialist Psychological Therapist offering Counselling and Psychological Therapy for Patients with Common Mental Health Problems.

I work with a broad spectrum of clients.  Among my areas of expertise are Adult and Childhood Trauma, (PTSD and Complex PTSD) Domestic Violence and Abuse, Low Self Esteem,  Anxiety Disorders and Moderate to Severe Depression.

Therapy, I believe is a wonderful opportunity to explore and come to a new understanding about ourselves in a way that promotes and maintains change. In order for this process of change to take place it is vital clients are able and willing to engage and commit to the therapy. Therapy frequency is either weekly or fortnightly and sessions are a 50 minute hour. All therapy is strictly confidential.

My specialist areas of interest are Trauma, Anxiety, Depression and Adult / Childhood Trauma, Current and Ex Military suffering with PTSD, CPTSD, Low Self Esteem. I would be very happy to discuss your requirements with you. I offer a free Initial Consultation why not give me a call.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma In Humanistic Counselling
Diploma In Supervision Mentoring and Coaching
Advanced Certificates In Family and Couple Therapy

Certificates in ;
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - CBT
Interpersonal Psychotherapy Therapy - IPT (registered with IPTuk as an Accredited IPT Practitioner & Supervisor)
Eye-movement Desensitisation Reprocessing EMDR Accredited Practitioner 

EMDR Consultant In Training

Couple Therapy for Depression - The Exeter Model Specialist Practitioner and Supervisor
Certificates in understanding Domestic Violence and Abuse and associated Risk Assessment Training. 
Grief Therapy
And many more certificates forming an ongoing CPD Portfolio

Member organisations

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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£60.00 - £75.00
Free initial in-person or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers

Additional information

£60 per Hour Session for Individuals

£65 for Couples

£75 EMDR Sessions 

Free Initial Consultation

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am available all day Monday and Friday, Tuesday, Wednesday , Thursday afternoon after 4-pm. I do have evening appointments from 5pm to 6-30pm some evenings.

Exmouth, Exmouth, Devon, EX8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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In person

I am a fully qualified experienced Clinical Supervisor. I’m accredited as an IPT Supervisor. I’m also an EMDR Consultant in Training.

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Hazel Maxwell-Payne
Hazel Maxwell-Payne