Paula Khan

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London N3 & NW9
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Welcome to my profile, it can be difficult to choose a therapist especially if you do not know where to start so please feel free to reach out for a free 15 minute consultation over the phone or video call. I work with children and adults.
My original training is Person Centred but I draw from other Humanistic perspectives and can provide a creative space for children and adults alike. I hold an Enhanced DBS Certificate, my practice is GDPR compliant and I am a registered member of BACP where I adhere to their ethical framework of good practice.

My personal and professional experiences have enhanced my developing practice. Such experiences cover themes of complex bereavement, anxiety, special needs, cultural differences in any context, women's issues, older adults, and romantic relationships involving different religions/cultures/races e.g. interracial/multicultural relationships.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained as a Person Centred Therapist with Middlesex University in 2009 and as a Group Facilitator with the Albany Centre. 

I have had vast experience of working with individuals and groups for a national bereavement charity for 15 years initially delivering therapy sessions for children and adults and lately as a Clinical Services Manager.

Over the last few years, I have also dedicated my expertise to the work of trauma, addiction, women and young people's life transitions and relationships in particular those involving different religions/cultures/races e.g. interracial/multicultural backgrounds.

I conduct sessions in person to all ages and online/phone to the over 16’s.

I speak English and Portuguese the latter being my mother tongue. 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with


£65.00 - £80.00

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

I have a small amount of spaces for young people 16-25 who cannot afford therapy and offer 6 sessions at a reduced rate. 

I offer a reduced rate to therapy students based on my capacity at any given time.

I offer a 15-minute FREE phone consultation that may help you gain some clarity regarding what I offer, as well as any emerging questions.

My fees can differ from location. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Working hours can change please don’t hesitate to drop an email at any given time of the day and I will get back to you.  
Offer ocasional online sunday sessions. 

Home visits if approriate 

Further information

I pride myself in supporting young people aged between 18-25 years old who may not be in a financial position to support their therapy experience.

I am offering up to 6 sessions at a reduced rate on days/times that I am available.

Feel free to contact me to discuss this further. 

17A East End Road, London, Greater London, N3

London, Greater London, NW9

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

Depending on location there is wheelchair accessibility and toilet.

Additional languages


Brasilian Portuguese

Online platforms