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- Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Paula is a Therapist and Clinical Supervisor with 27 years experience. She is BACP accredited. She has a particular skill in working with clients who have been frustrated in their search for change with previous therapy. She is also fully trained in EMDR and has a specialist post graduate qualification in Sex and Relationship Therapy.
Areas of interest
Sex therapy; trauma; relationships; stress; psychosexual therapy; trauma; anxiety; grief; abuse; loss; health; work related stress; parenting; family; identity.
- Paula Coles
- Chandler's Ford Eastleigh SO53 5QF
-B.A (Hons), University of Leeds.
-P.G.C.E., University of Leicester
-M.Ed Psychology . University of Bristol, focusing on Psychotherapy and giving Graduate basis for chartered membership of the British Psychological Society.
-Counselling Certificate, Sheffield Hallam University.
-Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling Skills Theory and Practice, University of Southampton.
-Post-graduate Certificate, Supervision Theory and Practice (Distinction), University of Southampton.
-EMDR (Parts 1-4, fully trained)
-Mindfulness for Sexual Problems, Tavistock Relationships.
-Foundation in Art Therapy , British Association of Art therapists , London.
-Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Albert Ellis institute, New York City.
-PhD Research into Trauma, University of Roehampton.
-Primary Care Certificate in Stress Management, The Centre for Stress Management, London.
-Primary Care Certificate in Solution Focused Therapy, The Centre for Stress Management, London.
I have a particular interest in working with people recovering from trauma and clients struggling with sex and relationships.
I have contributed as an expert to articles for Happiful Magazine, Huffington Post, Readers Digest and Metro.
- Counselling Diploma of HE Southampton University 2000
- Counselling Supervision Southampton University 2003
- M.Ed. Psychology Bristol University 2003
- EMDR EMDR Works, Bristol 2019
- Counselling Certificate Sheffield Hallam University 1996
Affiliations / memberships
BACP Accredited since 2005.
Member of COSRT (College of Sex and Relationship Therapists)
Member of the EMDR Association
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Psychotherapy session - (1-5)