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Paula Benhaddad DipHE MCOSCA

Cupar, Fife, KY14
07512 216632 07512 216632

About me

Covid 19 Information

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and as part of my commitment to the well-being of my clients I am currently offering alternative methods of delivering counselling. I offer phone, video call and outdoor counselling options. Please check out my website for more information www.clearheartcounselling.co.uk

My Approach to Helping

I am trained in the person-centred approach- I work with you to explore your emotions, thoughts and feelings to find the best way forward in your current situation. At your first session; we discuss what has brought you to therapy and what it is you wish to focus on.

Daily interactions with family and friends can often leave us feeling as if we only talk about the everyday parts of our lives. Counselling is an opportunity for you to gain insight and perspective on your life; offering a bird’s eye view of what is going on in a safe and welcoming space.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I work with a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, life transitions, trauma, bereavement, abuse, low mood, relationship issues, anger, addiction, redundancy, self-harm, gender and sexuality, spirituality and long term health conditions.

How Counselling Can Help

Counselling opens space for new possibilities and helps people rewrite their stories. Talking to a therapist can help us re-connect with the essence of who we are. A time and space to press the pause button and talk about what is happening within our lives and our relationships.

Get in touch

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or to set-up a consultation. I look forward to speaking with you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

Person-Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy – DipHE Perth UHI

COSCA Skills Certificate in Counselling – Borders College

I work within the COSCA ethical framework and receive regular supervision from an external supervisor. I participate in continuous professional development to enhance and develop my practice. I adhere to COSCA’s complaints procedures which can be accessed on their website.

Member organisations

COSCA

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

COSCA is the professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland, and seeks to advance all forms of counselling and psychotherapy and the use of counselling skills by promoting best practice and through the delivery of a range of sustainable services. COSCA Counsellor Accreditation is a pathway to entry onto the UKRC.

It is a requirement of all individual and organisational members of COSCA to abide by its Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice and be accountable to the Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

£40 per session. Consessions are available for anyone on a low income.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Cupar
Fife
KY14

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Weekdays 10-8pm

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

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Paula Benhaddad  DipHE MCOSCA

Paula Benhaddad DipHE MCOSCA