Paola Borella MBACP

Paola Borella MBACP



07459 765247

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About me

I'm a qualified and experienced counsellor working from comfortable rooms in London Bridge and Bexleyheath. I was born and educated in the UK. I offer short-term and open-ended integrative therapy, and I tailor my approach to suit your needs. My therapeutic goals are to help people heal, achieve self-awareness and feel empowered.

Life is a journey that can be bumpy at times, so if you're currently experiencing challenges, you're certainly not alone. Sometimes we reach a point where we need extra support. Talking to someone who is trained to listen and help you work through your issues can be hugely beneficial. Perhaps you're experiencing depression, anxiety or are coming to terms with trauma or loss. We come to therapy for a multitude of reasons.

As a therapist, I will listen to you carefully and help you to talk about your issues in a warm and safe environment. Our work may involve helping you to understand patterns in your life and gain greater self-awareness. Or we may need to explore your past issues, so that you can process your experience and find a way forward. Therapy certainly can't erase a difficult past but it can help you to move on in peace and make positive changes in the future.

Accepting that we have an issue is the first step on our life journey and the second is reaching out for help. So if you’re ready to take that next step and make a positive change in your life, please feel free to contact me.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a Diploma in Integrative Counselling (accredited by the BACP). In addition to my private practice, I have worked with sexual abuse survivors, school children, homeless people and for the national charity Mind.

Learning is an ongoing process and I continue to develop and update my work through reading new research, having regular supervision, and attending conferences.

As a registered member of the BACP, I adhere to their professional code of ethics and place client care and confidentiality at the forefront of my practice.

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Fees are agreed at the time of booking and vary depending on location.

Further information

My mother tongue is English and I prefer to have sessions in this language, but I also speak Italian, Spanish and French which may be beneficial if English is not your first language.

Maps & Directions

Bexleyheath, DA6
London, SE1

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes

In one of the locations


I have spaces available during the week or on Saturday. Please enquire for further information.

Types of client

Young people