Paul Brennan

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Registered MBACP London and Devon - loss, anxiety and change
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Exeter EX2 & London SE8
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I support people dealing with loss, bereavement, change, anxiety issues, depression or just struggling with life itself.  This could be the death of a loved one, unresolved grief, the loss of a job, the end of a relationship, social anxiety, struggling with acceptance or any number of things that are hard to handle.   I also work with male issues and support people dealing with LGBT concerns. I work both in person and online.  

I have a Person Centred approach but work as an Integrative Counsellor and Therapist. As a Person Centred practitioner, I believe you know yourself best. By observing and understanding your concerns, I work with you to explore whatever is on your mind to look to find a path forward. I believe this approach helps people feel more empowered and can lead to profound change. As an Integrative Counsellor and Therapist, I draw on various approaches - Person Centred, Behaviourist or Psychodynamic - depending on what works best for you. It is important that I work alongside you to understand your issues, needs and, if appropriate, your goals.

I understanding that contacting a counsellor can be confusing and stressful in itself.  Why not drop me a line or call me for a brief chat to see if I am the best fit for your needs?

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Therapists (BACP) and follow its Ethical Framework. I keep up to date in my skills and competencies with regular CPD training.   As expected of all therapists, I have regular supervision as well as professional indemnity and public liability insurance.

I also volunteer for a national bereavement charity as a counsellor.

I offer both in person and online counselling and am a Registered Member of ACTO - the Association for Counselling and Therapy Online. In both situations, you can be assured of the same high quality commitment, respect, attention and privacy. It is important to me that you feel comfortable, safe and heard.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (BACP-accredited)
  • Advanced Certificate in Online Counselling (ACTO-accredited)
  • Cruse Bereavement Care Foundation and ongoing CPDs as a volunteer counsellor.

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

ACTO
The Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO)

The Association for Counselling and Therapy Online

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

End of relationships

Feeling sad

Change in life circumstances

Fees

£65.00 - £75.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Additional information

I offer a sliding scale of fees depending on your circumstances. 

I am flexible on sessional hours and available during the day, evening and at weekends. 

Exeter, Devon, EX2

Naomi Street, London, SE8

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Paul Brennan
Paul Brennan