Paul Melia

Paul Melia

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Manchester

Manchester M2
Sessions from £55.00


  • Flexible hours available

About me and my therapy practice

Looking to begin in-person counselling or psychotherapy in Manchester city centre?  

I provide short- and long-term therapy for adults from my rooms by St Ann’s Square.

I am experienced in working with a wide ranger of symptoms, including anxiety, depression, a lack of desire, feeling stuck, low self-esteem, and painful reminiscences

• I am a qualified and experienced therapist at this registered practice established a decade ago, in 2011

• I draw on two years work as Counsellor for a leading private health care provider and two years work as Therapist for a North West charity

• I chair the North West Regional Psychotherapy Association ( and play an active role in Manchester's network of therapists

• For 20 years I pursued a first career in the arts, holding increasingly senior positions within UK universities

Why not contact me today for more information or to book your first session?

Please see my website for the changes introduced to help keep clients Covid-19 safe.

My first session

Your first appointment provides an opportunity for us to consider what brings you to therapy.

For some people this appointment can be both exciting and stressful while others may feel calm and relaxed. Individual reactions differ though everything discussed is treated in confidence.

During our appointment a fuller picture will emerge and you may also become aware of other things that were not previously on your mind.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Cognitive, Integrative, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Relational, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited