Paula Harvey

Paula Harvey


Registered Member MBACP

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07494965849

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Therapist - Rayleigh

Rayleigh SS6
07494965849
Sessions from £55.00

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About me and my therapy practice

Do you find yourself awake at night with a head full of worries? and no matter how hard you try you can’t make them disappear! Are your negative thoughts ruling you and ruining your life? You may be having relationship problems, have a constant feeling of anxiety, worry or dread.

Are you struggling with some form of anxiety, maybe even having panic attacks? When we feel anxious, its usually because we are uncertain of the outcome of a particular situation. This feeling is a normal part of our growth and is just part of being alive. However, it becomes a problem when the anxiety provoking event becomes too much due to our thoughts around the event. These ongoing negative thought patterns become unmanageable and can easily build up and escalate very quickly into panic attacks. I can help you form new ways of thinking which will initially help you manage the panic attacks, and in the long term, stop them from occurring.

You may have suffered from a bereavement and are struggling to come to terms with your grief. Do you suffer with constant low mood, even depression? Do you have a low sense of self worth? Do you lack a sense of purpose in life or maybe you have lost your identity? Until you get to the root of your negative thoughts, these difficulties will not go away and your self defeating cycle will continue. 

I believe that the way we function in the world, stems from our experiences. Before I qualified as a Counsellor, I taught Psychology for twelve years. I have an excellent understanding and knowledge of human behaviour and what makes us who we are. I believe, that our childhood shapes us.  Theories tell us that, from a time in our life, before our earliest memories, we have unconsciously formed a way of being in the world. These patterns of relating to others and situations may be what is causing you difficulties.

I can help you find the answers!

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Self esteem, Trauma, Women's issues

Types of therapy

CBT, Family therapy, Integrative, Psychodynamic, Relational, Systemic, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, Families, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling

Supervisor - Rayleigh

Rayleigh SS6
07494965849
Sessions from £40.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

Are you looking for supervision? I am a qualified Integrative supervisor who can support your clinical work with clients. The theories I have been trained in and have experience of are Transactional Analysis (TA), Systemic, neurobiology, psychodynamic and attachment. I use these theories in my own client work. I have experience of working with individual adults, couples and adolescents.

Supervision is a professional relationship which helps you, as a counsellor/trainee, to reflect on different aspects of the counselling relationship, and aspects outside the session that impact your work. There is an ethical requirement from the BACP/NCS/UKCP that you maintain regular supervision whether you are a trainee or a qualified counsellor

I have a supervision contract which includes expectations and responsibilities for both of us that I will share with you, should we decide to work together.

I also offer reflective practice sessions to anyone working with adults and teenagers in a professional capacity. The purpose of these sessions is to talk about the work you do. The sessions focus on experiences, thoughts, and feelings directly connected with the work you are doing.

I work either face to face, Zoom or telephone. 

£40 per hour, £55 - 90 mins 

Concessions available for trainee counsellors.

My first session

I offer a reduced rate, thirty minute consultation.  

What I can help with

Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Identity issues, Life coaching, Loss, Personal development, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Eclectic, Family therapy, Integrative, Psychodynamic, Relational, Systemic, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, EAP, Families, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited