Paul Bacon, Sid Valley Counselling. BACP Accredited Counsellor
5 Grosvenor Mansions
Welcome. My name is Paul Bacon and I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor based in Sidmouth, East Devon. I have over 10 years experience helping and supporting individuals and couples, though both one to one, and relationship/couples counselling.
I provide a confidential setting for you to talk about a situation or circumstances you may be struggling with, or want to change. We work together at your pace, and and on your terms, without judging you or your circumstances.
Counselling 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 have an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and a Diploma in Relationship Counselling.
I have over 10 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 for employees working in the public sector.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Bipolar disorder
- 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
- 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.
I am also a trained workplace coach, and can offer coaching if preferred.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytime, evening and weekend appointments available.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|