Paul Carter's Counselling & Support Services
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Wide Range of Help

Wide Range of Help

I can support you with many areas including;

Developmental Somatic Therapy

When I am working with clients, I often notice that people lack motivation, drive, ability to ask for support, ability to relax, or ability to let go. Alternatively, the reverse can also be true. Where these are over developed. I sometimes noticed this in people’s responses to situations or in the body. I often work with these in sessions in order to help alliance in their live

By working with these issues in sessions, it helps to support the work being done when someone has been abused, bullied, is depressed or anxious. This work often becomes an important part of what needs to be attended to and helps clients make meaning of and change their lives.

 

Fees

One to one counselling or psychotherapy:
£40 for 50 minutes

For couples counselling or psychotherapy:
£50 for 50 minutes

Supervision fees are £50 per hour

Negotiated rates for trainee counsellors and clients on low incomes

Payment of fees can be made by:
– Cash
– Debit/Credit card
– Bank transfer

“Healing cannot be pain free but we certainly should aim to minimise as much as possible the traumatising effects of the treatment itself” (Kepner,1996, p1).

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Abuse takes different forms. There is emotional abuse, mental abuse, physical abuse and sexual abuse. If you have been abused in the past, or more recently, you may find it helpful to talk to a counsellor. As a counsellor I can help you to come to a place of acceptance that the abuse is not your fault, and that the responsibility lies with your abuser. This can help you to move on with your life and feel free of the torment you have been enduring.

Addictions take many forms. And are notoriously difficult to stop. Hence, people who have an addiction seek counselling in order to gain support in order for them to change their behaviour. Common addictions or alcohol, smoking, drugs and porn. Of course there are many others that can all benefit from the support of counselling. As a counsellor, I provide a safe and confidential environment for you to explore and make the changes you need.

Living with ADHD often means you are misunderstood. At times you are perceived as being antisocial or having behavioural issues. I as a counsellor can help support you and provide a safe place for you to reflect and explore possibilities for making changes in order for you to feel more accepted.

Some people struggle with their behaviour when they are feeling angry. Feeling angry is a normal response to something when a person feels hurt or attacked. It is what the person does as a response to their anger in order to determine whether or not they need the support of a counsellor in order to help them change their behaviour to something that is more acceptable. Counselling can help clients to change this behaviour and help then realise there are alternative ways of reacting to these situations.

Anxiety is often caused by overthinking situations. Also people with anxiety are often thinking "what if" or "I should" these beliefs and behaviours cause people to feel anxious panicked and stressed and often need the support of counselling. As a counsellor I can provide a safe and confidential space where you can reflect and explore your difficulties.

Living with Asperges causes difficulties with social anxiety. Sometimes causing isolation and being mis-understood. As a counsellor I provide a safe confidential environment for you to reflect and explore your difficulties.

Asd often causes feelings of isolation, anxiety and beingmis-understood by family, friends, relatives and work colleagues. Sometimes this leads to self harm or suicidal thoughts. Ad a counsellor I provide a sage confidential space for you to reflect and explore your feelings.

Grief and bereavement or a normal response to a loss. It might be the loss of a family member, relative or friend or it may be the loss of an item or a family pet. There is no given amount of Time that it takes for someone to feel that they are able to cope with the grief. Nor is there a particular way in which a person should grieve. However, counselling can help a person to talk about their loss and help them to come to a feeling of acceptance.

What are you have been bullied in the past at school or at work, or if you are still being bullied, counselling can give you a safe place in which you can come to in order for you to talk about your feelings and explore the possibilities available to you so that you can change the way you feel about having been bothered or what you are currently doing about the bullying that you are experiencing.

The biggest cause of difficulties in relationships, is communication. Couples often struggle and get into arguments because they are not communicating. Counselling can help couples to learn how to really listen To their partner, husband or wife and help them to really appreciate the way the other one is feeling. This will often prevent arguments or trying to score points offer each other when trying to hurt the other in an argument. Counselling will also help each of the clients to tell the other how they are feeling about what has happened and thus bring about better communication within the relationship.

When a person is depressed, often find it difficult to cope. You may feel you have no one to talk to or that what you want to talk about is too difficult to talk about to someone. Depression is caused in part by holding in thoughts and feelings and when a counsellor helps a person to express themselves along with exploring the options, then the person is often able to move on with their lives. Depression can cause a person to feel suicidal, exhausted, or that there is no way out. Finding the cause of these feelings will often be of great benefit.

You may have been living with a disability for some time, or have recently become disabled. Having a disability can often lead to inequality and unfairness or a person struggling to cope with theIr loss. Counselling provides a safe space for people with disabilities to come to in order to express how they are feeling about their situation

If you are living in a family that is dysfunctional, or you hold different views to other members of your family, you may feel isolated. This can be a very lonely place to be. Cancelling can provide a safe and non-Judge mental space for you to express your thoughts and feelings and often help to bring you to a place of acceptance of the situation you are in. Counselling can also help you to explore ways in which you may be able to come to a place of working out your difficulties with your family members.

Some people feel they are in the wrong body and do not identify the gender of the body they are in. Counselling can help to provide a non-Judge mental space for you to reflect and explore your situation and help you to come to a decision on how to deal with this. Gender identity is a very sensitive issue for many people and they often feel there is nobody they can talk to about their situation. This can be a very lonely place to be and I as a counsellor can help to provide a place where you feel accepted for who you are.

AIDS/HIV has been a huge taboo. People living with this have been discriminated against, experience unacceptable prejudice and intimidation.

There are many myths about AIDS/HIV and as a counsellor I can help you, your loved ones, family and friends to work through the difficulties you endure.

If you have been feeling ill for a long time, you may feel isolated, lonely or misunderstood. Also this can lead to thoughts of suicide or not knowing how you are going to be able to cope. Long-term illness sometimes means that you are unable to work. Through Counselling I provide a safe space for you to come to and reflect on your current situation and explore the possibilities for your future.

Some people believe they are worthless or have been given the messages by others that they are worthless. This will lead to low self-esteem or a lack of confidence. In Counselling I provide a space for you to reflect on this and explore ways of building your confidence and feeling better in yourself and therefore undo the messages you have been given about yourself in the past.

If you are living with a personality disorder, you may be struggling to cope. Personality disorders may cause you to self harm, isolate yourself, feel lonely, feel misunderstood by family members, friends, relatives or work colleagues. You may feel anxious or depressed. In Counselling I provide a safe environment for you to come and reflect on your situation and explore The possibilities of changing your current situation or the way that you feel.

Some people struggle to form meaningful, close or intimate relationships with people. Others have difficulty maintaining meaningful relationships whether it be with the family, Friends, partners or people at work.In Counselling I provide a safe non-judgemental environment for you to reflect on your situation and explore ways in which you may be able to change the difficulties you are experiencing.

Sexuality is a very sensitive issue for many people. It can lead to a person feeling isolated or lonely often leading to feelings of low self-esteem or even suicidal thoughts and has many times lead to a person ending their life. I provide a safe and confidential environment in counselling for you to reflect and explore your sexuality and help you to come to a place of acceptance and feeling normal.

When I am working with clients, I often notice that people lack motivation, drive, ability to ask for support, ability to relax, or ability to let go. Alternatively, the reverse can also be true. Where these are over developed. I sometimes noticed this in people’s responses to situations or in the body. I often work with these in sessions in order to help alliance in their live

By working with these issues in sessions, it helps to support the work being done when someone has been abused, bullied, is depressed or anxious. This work often becomes an important part of what needs to be attended to and helps clients make meaning of and change their lives.