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About me

Hello, I am Paul and a Qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and a Registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy.

I offer a confidential counselling service to adults in Hull, East Yorkshire and I meet with clients in a relaxed and comfortable room, located on Beverley Road in Hull or online via Zoom.

I have experience of working with people from different backgrounds and work with people of all ages, from 18 years of age and upwards. I see clients on a short and long term basis and the sessions are very much led by what you bring and go at a pace that suits you.

Here are some of the reasons people come to see me and I have experience in working with

  • People who feel stuck in their lives and would like to explore what is preventing them from being able to move forward
  • Low mood & Depression
  • The loss of a loved one due to bereavement or the loss of a significant relationship in someone's life
  • Identity issues, including people from the LGBTQ community 
  • Anxiety & stress
  • Feeling sad and unhappy but not sure why they feel this way
  • Feeling lonely and isolated
  • Relationship issues
  • Being bullied and understanding the effects this has had upon a person's life
  • Understanding the impact childhood has on an individual
  • Work related issues such as bullying and stress
  • Issues relating to the impact of covid 
  • Difficulties in forming relationships
  • Destructive relational patterns 
  • Difficulties in connecting with emotions Issues regarding self-image
  • Understanding why people have obsessional behaviours and wanting to change these

I offer a free 30 minute consultation via zoom or WhatsApp so feel free to drop me an email to arrange an appointment.

Training, qualifications & experience

Before qualifying as a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor I worked in East Yorkshire as a Senior Management Accountant in the edible oil industry for five years.  

After taking a sabbatical to travel I trained and worked in the voluntary sector for a charity based in East Yorkshire. Since my teens, I had a passion for mental health and wanted to do something that would really benefit people's mental health. I worked in the community in this role for over two years, working with adults of all ages and supporting them with complex grief and loss. In 2018 and as part of my training I worked in partnership with the University of Hull and worked with young adults supporting them with depression, anxiety and trauma in a therapeutic setting.

My Qualifications & Training

I hold a Certificate in Person Centered Counselling at York SJ University, a Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling and a Bsc Degree in Accountancy and Finance. I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP).

I take my professionalism very seriously. All my professional information is valid, available on request and meets the requirements of my professional organisations. I have the following in place:

  • Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Qualified in Person Centered & Transactional Analysis Integrative Therapies
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Registered with the Information Commissioners Office
  • Valid Enhanced DBS Certificate

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.

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial online session

Additional information

I charge £45 for a therapeutic hour (50 minutes) and usually see my clients once a week or fortnight.

When I work

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I offer a free 30 minute consultation.

I offer a flexible therapy service with appointments during the week, evenings and also Saturdays.

Further information

We often talk about relationships with others and I believe the most important relationship is with ourselves and yet we can sometimes overlook this. The core focus of my practice is to develop a more healthy relationship with oneself. I am interested in change and enabling individuals to live a more fulfilling life.

10 Wincolmlee, Hull, East Riding Of Yorkshire, HU2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations

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