Paula Jane Howel -MBACP (Registered)

Paula Jane Howel -MBACP (Registered)

Rhondda Cynon Taff

01443 558801 / 07833 450747

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Rhondda Cynon Taff

01443 558801 / 07833 450747

About me

I am a fully qualified Person-Centred counselling therapist and registered member of the BACP. My experience has been working with clients with mental health difficulties who have been experiencing trauma, the pain of bereavement, anxiety and depression and stress related conditions. I work with clients who have low self-esteem and lack confidence to aid build a positive outlook and to change their mind-set and perspective. I am sensitive to the needs of my clients and work on building a trusting relationship in order for us to develop a foundation, to work together and create change for you, in the way in which you want and anticipate to happen.

I work in a Person-Centred approach that allows you to feel valued. I will endeavour to help you in such a way that you are able to dissolve past traumatic memories, that are creating a negative pattern for you and as such will facilitate you in developing in the way you choose. I also use CBT techniques to explore your issues and find solutions.

I offer an opportunity for you to embark on a trusting relationship that can support you to achieve the goals you set. If you are new to counselling it can be a daunting prospect to choose a counsellor and attend an appointment, hence you will be welcomed in a friendly manor to open up and discuss your issues. Counselling can be very effective if you are willing to work towards change.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a Bsc (Hons) in Behavioural Sciences and a Counselling degree. I hold a Life Coaching Diploma and am trained at Post Graduate level in Education. My education has assisted me in developing my own sense of purpose which involves working to help others.

My experience involves working with a variety of people dealing with different issues and there is always something new to learn for you and me.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


£40 Per hour

Reduced rate for low income clients to £30 per hour.

First session is a reduced fee of £20 as its half an hour to assess if we can work together.

Further information

My aim in helping others has assisted my own development in a progressive lifestyle to demonstrate that following hardship and trauma a quality life can be achieved! Keep living!!

Maps & Directions

Pontypridd, CF37

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Welsh


Wheelchair access: No


Fridays and evenings

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme