Paul Carter

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(BACP Accredited)
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Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4AA
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Supervision details

I work in Supervision Sessions using the Gestalt and Person Centred models. It is my intention to help support supervisees to explore and reflect on the work with their clients & work through any difficulties. I work with Supervisees in a relational way.

I am happy to work with both trainees and qualified therapists. My specialisms are trauma, including all kinds of abuse, depression and anxiety and other forms of Mental Illness including Personality Disorders.

My Background

I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor. Counsellors take an examination to qualify for accreditation by BACP in order to keep high standards of counselling. I abide by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the (BACP), and the Gestalt Psychotherapy Institute.

I have worked as a counsellor/psychotherapist since 2003 and as a Supervisor since 2008. I work with short-term clients using EMDR for PTSD, trauma and abuse, or CBT and solution focused models for other issues. The aim here is to help clients to learn strategies and solutions for coping with their difficulties. 

I also work with gestalt and the person centred models. These models are more relational working in the "here and now" of what is going on relationally between the client and myself. These models are more suited to longer term work to assist clients to find their way through the difficulties they are experiencing. I work with body, thoughts, feelings & emotions. 

Practice description

I run a private practice in Kingswinford, Birmingham City Centre, on the Telephone and Online.  I offer Counselling and Psychotherapy to Individuals and Couples I offer Sessions in EMDR. I offer Clinical Supervision to other Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I offer daytime, and weekend appointments.

In both locations I work from there is easy parking, good public transport. I offer both Short Term and Long Term Psychotherapy. I have a Current DBS Certificate, Fully insured, Committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Training, qualifications and experience:

  • Level 7 Psychotherapist Training Diploma in Counselling
  • EMDR Practitioner Qualification 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Supervision
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Person Centred Supervision
  • Certificate in Couples Counselling
  • Certificate in Coginitive Behavioural Therapy
  • BACP Accredited (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy)Certificate in Developmental Psychotherapy

Payments accepted by: Cash Debit & Credit Card Bank Transfer in advance of First Session

Further Details

To make an appointment with me please send me a message or call me on 07843 813 537 to book your first session or if you would just like a friendly chat about how I can help. If you would like to find out more about me please take a look at my website.

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).

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Birmingham Counselling Service, Zellig Building, The Custard Factory, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4AA

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Type of session

In person

I use Gestalt and Person Centred models, to support supervisees to explore and reflect on the work with their clients & work through any difficulties.


Paul Carter
Paul Carter