Paula Biles, MCIL, PGCE, MA, BA (Hons), Reg MBACP (Accred), UKCP Reg.



01794 368298 / 0797979 4955

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About me

I offer a confidential counselling service to individuals, couples or organisations, specialising in dissociative disorders, DID and complex trauma and abuse. Located in London and in Hampshire, the practice is easily accessible from Romsey or Winchester railway stations and is on several main bus routes. There is off street car parking. Telephone or on line counselling is also available to suit your needs.  Evening or weekend appointments are available for those who work in the day. I am white middle aged female with a wide variety of life experiences and have worked with adults, children, teenagers and groups. I offer a variety of training courses in complex or developmental trauma, attachment disorders, dissociation and DID. I offer supervision, training and group therapy in London and Hampshire specialising in Internal Family Systems (Cert) and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (Cert) and offer somatically or body based and neuroscientifically informed approaches.

Training, qualifications & experience

Continuous and ongoing.

Consultant supervisor ORRI-UK Ltd, Specialist Eating Disorder Clinic, London (2019 to present), senior trauma therapist. Programme Assistant on Internal Family Systems Trainings 2019 - IFS and Neuroscience Frank Anderson. Completed ‘Intimacy from the Inside Out’, IFS Couples Therapy Training, 2018, Assistant on Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Level 3 Training Holland 2017-2018, Havening Techniques, August 2017. A member of ESTD-UK and ISSTD and SPR-UK.
Trauma Informed Stabilisation Model, ‘Working with the Fragmented Parts of Selves’ - Dr Janina Fisher, Cork, 2016, Relational Supervision, Metanoia, London. Supervision trainings with Robin Shohet and Joan Wilmot
Certified Internal Family Systems Therapist, specialist in complex developmental trauma, attachment disorders, dissociation and DID, (2014-present). Addictions, attachment trauma, eating disorders, somatic disorders, depression and low self esteem
Various workshops with Bessel van der Kolk, Dan Siegel, Janina Fisher, Allan Schore, Kathy Steele, Stephen Porges, Deb Dana and Jak Panksepp
Masterclass of Supervision for working with DID clients, ESTD-UK Foundation and post Foundation course in Trauma, 2015-16. Senior trauma therapist Khiron House Clinic (NIH Clinics) inpatient unit (2013-2015) and outpatient unit Harley Street, London (2013 to present)
Previously trustee of TAG, The Trauma and Abuse Group, (2011-18), group therapist 2013-2018
Postgraduate diploma in supervision, (MIND) and certificate in integrative supervision, Metanoia Institute London
Certified Sensorimotor Psychotherapist, Integrative therapist and supervisor
Comprehensive Resource Model, 2013, EMDR Practitioner, Levels 1-3
Brainspotting or Flow EMDR, 2013, Emotional Freedom Technique, Level 1, 2013
Advanced Sensorimotor Trauma Training, Complex Trauma & Dissociative Disorders, 2013
Counselling Suicidal Clients - 2012, Counselling Domestic Violence Clients, 2012
New Directions in Child and Adolescent Treatment: a Sensorimotor Approach, 2012
Working with Disordered Eating - Anorexia, 2012
Boarding School Experience - Specialist Training Days, 2012
Certified Sensorimotor Psychotherapist - Level 3 Certification, 2011
Living with Dissociation, 2011, Becoming Safely Embodied, Deirdre Fay, 2011
Somatic treatment interventions towards recovery from traumatic injury - BPS, 2011
New Thinking in Treatment Resistant Depression, 2011
Association for Coaching - NLP in Coaching and Supervision, 2010-11
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Level 2 - Attachment Development and Trauma Training, 2009
ESTD-UK Assessment of Dissociative Conditions, 2009
Trustee of Trauma and Abuse Group, TAG National Conference, 2009
Structural Personality Disorders - Advanced Clinical Skills Training - Professor Ellert Nijenhuis, NL, 2009-10, Trauma Related Structural Dissociation Training, 2009
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Advanced Trauma Training, 2009
Lifespan Integration - Level 1 and Advanced Level, 2008
Introduction to Dissociation in Children, First Person Plural, 2008
Certificate in Supervision, 2007, Working with Dreams, 2008
BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy (Integrative) 2007-9
Emotion Regulation Treatment, Suicidality and Anger 2007-9
Sensorimotor Level 1 Trauma Training, 2006-7
Certificate (2004-5) and Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy, 2006-8
Transactional Analysis 101, 2003, Gestalt Fundamentals, 2005
Bereavement Counselling 2004-present

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Dissociative Disorders on the OSDD (DDNOS) - DID spectrum
Attachment issues, PTSD, complex PTSD, traumatic incidents
Childhood development issues, abuse.
Anxiety, OCD, anorexia nervosa, eating disorders, self harm, kleptomania, panic attacks, depression, bereavement, depression and low self esteem.


Insurance companies' fees as per agreement
Employed private clients £70 per hour Hampshire, £90 London rate
Students, senior citizens and ex servicemen and women and those in receipt of benefits etc - rates negotiable

Further information

The personal relationship between a therapist and client is so important that I am happy to offer the first 30 mins free as part of the 1.5 hour initial consultation for you to decide if you feel comfortable enough to work together.

Maps & Directions

London, W1G
Romsey, SO51

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: German, French.


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes


Three days a week in London and two days a week in Hampshire.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Supervision & training

I offer supervision in the areas of trauma, abuse, attachment disorders, DID and dissociative disorders, eating and anxiety disorders and OCD.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:Yes
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