Paula Stones

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Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN36 4AS
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

At certain times in our lives we all experience difficulties, struggle to cope or feel stuck and unable to move forward. It takes strength and courage to take the first step to reach out and talk to someone.

I offer a warm, non-judgemental, safe space where together we can identify and explore your thoughts, feelings and worries, build resilience, develop effective coping strategies and find ways to move forward, at your pace, in line with your values and beliefs.

I am a qualified and experienced counsellor working with adults and young people offering face to face and online sessions. I work from a Person Centred base, integrating CBT, Play Therapy and other therapeutic models into my practice, which means, I offer a range of therapeutic techniques tailored to each individual.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified counsellor with a BA (Hons) Degree in Counselling, Advanced Diploma in CBT and a Diploma in Play Therapy. I work with a variety of client issues, such as anxiety, stress, depression, suicidal thoughts, ADHD, trauma, self-harm, grief, loss and relationships. I have experience working in a variety of settings including primary and secondary schools and with adults.

I offer face to face and online sessions to adults and young people (11+).

I am a registered member of the BACP and I work I adherence to their Ethical Framework and good practice.

Qualifications, Training and CPD

  • BA (First Class Honours) Degree in Counselling
  • FdA Counselling Studies
  • CBT Advanced Diploma Level 4
  • CBT Diploma Level 3
  • Play Therapy Diploma
  • Level 2 Safeguarding Everyone
  • Child Protection in Education (11-18 years)
  • Domestic Abuse training
  • Coercive Control awareness
  • Lego Therapy
  • Menopause awareness
  • Self-harm
  • Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
  • Inside of Autism – Autistic Advocate
  • Neuroplasticity Diploma     
  • Inner Child Healing Diploma

Member organisations

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£45.00 per session

Unit 47, Cleethorpes Business Centre, Jackson Place, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN36 4AS

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Paula Stones
Paula Stones