Paula Newman BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor and Supervisor in Stanmore
You don't have to struggle alone. Talking with an experienced counsellor can be a great relief. Being heard with warmth and understanding is often healing. You may gain new insights, fresh ways of moving forward and confidence in your own strengths.
I offer individual, couples and family counselling, do get in touch to discuss your needs.
I am a counsellor in Stanmore with twenty years experience. I see individuals, couples and families and I supervise trainee and experienced counsellors. As a person-centered practitioner I hope to provide a healing, supportive and empowering service. Focusing is a special way of listening inwards, it can increase self-awareness and self-acceptance, I teach Focusing in North West London and online. I also offer guided Focusing sessions.
When something is hurting
You know that something is wrong because you are hurting inside.Together we can work with current situations and past events that are affecting your happiness and wellbeing. Perhaps presenting as depression, anger, anxiety, stress and panic. We can also address emotional effects of high sensitivity and neurodiversity including dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and autism. Counselling is in Harrow / Stanmore and online.
Counselling can help you to reflect upon challenges and decisions and to cope emotionally. There may be changes due to physical or mental illness, divorce, children leaving home, redundancy and retirement. Perhaps you are bereaved and grieving, or experiencing tensions in relationships. Recently the Coronavirus has affected many of us in various ways. Counselling in Harrow and online can also help with trauma, abuse and bullying issues.
Whilst working with issues that are important to you it is very likely that you will develop deeper understandings of yourself, your relationships and your interactions with others. This tends to be a natural and rewarding process. You may choose to look at how you identify yourself, including beliefs, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and to explore social, psychological and spiritual areas. Counselling in Harrow covers Bushy, Stanmore, and Pinner.
Supervision helps you to meet the needs of clients and supervisees and to take good care of yourself. We explore your work and attend to personal and professional development. Together we reflect upon any concerns and dilemmas that occur. I supervise experienced therapists and trainees, supporting work in placements, schools, organisations and private practice, and helping you to prepare for BACP Accreditation.
Focusing in North West London
Perhaps you have tried pushing difficult feelings and emotions away hoping to feel better. Instead the feelings just become stronger. With Focusing we are in relationship with our feelings in an accepting and empathic way that allows them to change naturally. We recognize that our body knows and can tell us what we need for physical and emotional health, bringing deeper understandings of ourselves, our wants and our needs.
The British Focusing Association Certificate in Focusing Skills is designed with the intention of gently reinforcing and furthering your development as Focuser and Companion, it encourages self-awareness and self-acceptance. You do not need to have had any experience to start. Learning in a group setting can be fun whilst also enhancing personal growth. Focusing workshops are in North West London and online.
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Paula Newman is a counsellor in Stanmore and online. You are most welcme to Contact me me to discuss your needs