Counsellor Coventry work with individuals and couples offering short or medium term focused work and quite often clients who come to see me have 6 - 8 sessions, and others long-term in-depth psychotherapeutic counselling.
With shorter-term psychotherapeutic counselling engagements we have found the best strategy is to focus on helping you to use your existing strengths and resources in new ways.
Longer-term work provides the opportunity for working through more entrenched difficulties helping you to make subtle but important changes not merely to what you do but who you are.
While counselling is regard primarily as a 'talking therapy', counsellor coventry will work with you holistically as a whole person in the context of various aspects of your life at a deeper level is required and appropriate.
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Counsellor Coventry - Paul
To book an appointment: call me directly on 07941 338968 and ask to speak to Paul (image below) or email me via this website. Please Note: I'm sorry but I do not answer withheld numbers and please no canvassers as this number is for clients only.
1) What happens in the first therapy session?
After establishing a professional therapeutic relationship and gaining my own understanding of what your difficulties are, I provide a safe environment for difficult thoughts and feelings to be spoken about, evaluated and changed. Over time you will gradually come to a new, more helpful understanding about what, how and why you think and feel. My approach focuses on how psychological and emotional issues are manifested in the body, it's processes and how that affects how we deal with psychological and emotional difficulties and therefore our relationships and ways of relating.
2) What can I help you with? - show more
3) What's the difference between a counsellor and a psychotherapeutic counsellor? - show more.
The UK Council for Pschotherapy (UKCP) states that: "What distinguishes psychotherapeutic counselling from traditional counselling is the emphasis it places on the in-depth therapeutic relationship jointly created by the therapist and the client. This relationship is a central factor". Show more.
4) What's gestalt psychotherapy? - show more.
The Gestalt Psychotherapy and Training Institute (GPTI) describes Gestalt therapy as - show more.
Plus, you can see a short video that explains gestalt therapy in nutshell - show more
5) What's developmental and somatic psychotherapy? - show more, or you can visit Ruella Frank's website Somatic Studies
6) What happens in counselling? - show more
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I work from a well appointed, dedicated Counselling Room within my own home where I provide a private, safe and confidential setting with no interruptions or noise. It is from this location that offer counselling online via video based platforms such as Zoom.
Clients located outside England: My contract with you will state that any counselling being delivered online will be undertaken in accordance with the laws of England and any disputes will be subject to English law.
The address is 1 Shirebrook Close, Coventry, CV2 1UB. By appointment only
The legal bit...
I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and also on the Private Practice and Supervisor register of the Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy (ADMP-UK). I abide by their respective codes of ethics and am subject to their complaints procedures.
DBS: I hold enhanced DBS (CRB) clearance for working with vulnerable adults and young children, updated every 3 years.
Insurance: I hold Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance for all my work as a psychotherapeutic counsellor and dance movement psychotherapist.
Continuous Professional Development (CPD): It is a professional requirement to continually update my knowledge, experience and understanding by undertaking regular CPD every year.