Paul Masters, MA, PGDip, FPC, BPC
Hello and welcome.
I am an experienced Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and Counsellor based at The Ashcroft Therapy Centre in Deddington near Banbury (OX15).
To arrange an initial meeting or to discuss your needs, please contact me by phone or email. I will get back to you promptly and in the strictest confidence.
What Can I Help You With?
People of all social backgrounds and ethnicities seek therapy or counselling for a range of reasons, and I welcome individuals whatever their culture, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, or gender.
The following is a list of the concerns I can help with. However, this list is not exhaustive.
- Feelings of depression, sadness or emptiness
- Problems with anger
- Feelings of stress and anxiety
- Panic attacks
- Confidence problems
- Feeling burdened by shame or guilt
- Addictions or compulsive behaviours
- Gender identity
- Relationship and family difficulties
- Work related problemsFeelings of loneliness or isolation
- Low self esteem
- Lacking a sense of purpose
- Losses such as bereavement
- Feelings of abandonment
- Identity concerns
- Body image
- Difficulty with making decisions
To arrange an initial meeting or to discuss your needs, or if your concern is not listed, please contact me by email or telephone. Alternatively, you can visit my website for further information. I will respond promptly and in confidence.
The need for confidentiality and privacy will be respected and maintained.
Training, qualifications & experience
I work in private practice. I originally trained at WPF Therapy, London, one of the leading academic and clinical institutions for psychodynamic psychotherapy training in the UK.
I am a registered professional member of the BPC (British Psychoanalytic Council) and the FPC (Foundation for Counselling and Psychotherapy). In order to enhance my practice, I participate in regular continuing professional development (CPD).
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Career counselling
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Health anxiety
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
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All sessions are 50 minutes in length and my fee is:
- £55 per session
There is no set time limit for psychodynamic psychotherapy and counselling. While, for some, the time required is relatively brief – perhaps several months – for others the time required is longer. However long we work together, when to end is carefully considered by us in conversation together.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I practise Monday to Friday and am able to offer both daytime and evening appointments. Please contact me to check my current availability.
Types of client