Paul is a qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor.  His training consists of Transactional Analysis Therapy, Person Centred Therapy and Hypnotherapy.  He helps clients with a range of different issues including, bereavement, loss, anxiety, stress, work related stress, low mood, depression, abuse, trauma, physical illness, long term illness, phobias and more.

Paul has previously worked for South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust as part of the Talking Therapies team.  He is  currently working for Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust as part of the Occupational Health Team providing therapy for employees.  He takes pride in working as a relational, intuitive and integrative therapist.  You can choose if you want to work with him in either a long term psychotherapeutic manner (deep rooted thoughts, behaviours and feelings from childhood, as well as choosing a future you have not yet anticipated,) or work short term (recent and ongoing issues in the present).

During his experience as a therapist, he has witnessed how individuals can reclaim the life they desire with some professional help “If the wind will not serve, then take to the oars”.


Diploma in hypnotherapy and counselling skills (Level 3. DIP HYP CS).  2015

Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory (DIP CST.) 2016

Introduction to Transactional Analysis (TA101) 2016

Imagery and Active imagination-2017

Legal, ethical and protection issues in therapeutic work-2018

Researching Counselling and Psychotherapy-2018

Diploma in Counselling and Pyschotherapy-2018

Monitoring and Reducing Risk- (NHS) 2019

8 Week Mindfulness Course (NHS) 2020