Paul Byford BSc (Hons) BACP(Accredited) FDAP (Accredited)BABCP(member)

Paul Byford BSc (Hons) BACP(Accredited) FDAP (Accredited)BABCP(member)

The Crescent Practice
13 Market Square
West Sussex
RH12 1EU

The Eaves
3 Paris
Parklands, Railton Road

01483 917000 / 07930 442 022

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About me

Paul is a BACP accredited integrative counsellor who works using a variety of different approaches to suit the individual according to their condition or the issues they wish to share.

Paul will use various contemporary research and evidence based therapeutic models including CBT( cognitive behavioural therapy ) MET (Motivational Enhancement Therapy) and Humanistic Person Centred Therapy to facilitate change and to help people with various issues that may include but not exhaustive of Depression, Anxiety, Low Self Esteem, Anger, Stress, Phobias, Self harm, Alcohol and Drug misuse, addiction to alcohol and drugs, gambling, porn, sex and a variety of other behavioural problems.

Paul has Practices in Central Guildford in Surrey and Central Horsham in Sussex.

Training, qualifications & experience

Paul obtained a BSc (Hons) in Addiction counselling awarded by the University of Bath.

He is an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and is also a member of the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP) and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

Paul has a wealth of experience across several multi disciplinary fields including NHS IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) renowned residential rehabilitation centres, prisons and a successful Harley Street Practice.

Paul currently works within the Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust working with alcohol and drug misuse and has private practice in Guildford and Godalming.

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Areas of counselling I deal with

        Other areas of counselling I deal with

        Paul specialises in working with alcohol and drug problems/addiction alongside more common issues like Anxiety and Depression.

        Paul has a vast amount of knowledge and experience working with clients around alcohol and drug misuse and is successful in helping clients to achieve their goals around this common problem.

        During his work within IAPT services, Paul has worked with a variety of problems and used a simple humanistic approach which is genuine, empathic, person centred and respectful.


        Fees £60 per session (50 mins)

        Concessions for low income/ unemployed/ benefits £40.00

        Discount for student counsellors

        Maps & Directions

        Horsham, RH12 1EU
        Guildford, GU2 9JX

        Type of session

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

        Practical details

        Sign language: Unspecified
        Other languages: None


        Accessibility information
        Wheelchair access: Unspecified