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Paul McFarland
Accredited and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Accredited and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist Paul McFarland

Consulting Rooms (by appointment)

56 London Street
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 4SQ

General Availability

  • Weekday Daytimes
  • Weekday Evenings

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Professional Title

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Summary

Counselling and Psychotherapy in Reading

  • Individual 55 - 50 minutes
  • Couple 65 - 50 minutes
Payment Methods Accepted: Bank Transfer, Cash, Cheque
Languages: English

Issues Covered

  • Abuse
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Anger
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) (ME)
  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Sexual Problems
  • Sleep Problems
  • Stress
  • Substance Dependence


Therapies

  • Psychotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Client Centred Therapy
  • Existential Therapy


Gender

Male

More Detail

Over 3 Years Post-Registration Experience

Welcome. I'm Paul. I'm an accredited and registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I assist individuals and couples with their emotional health. I hold private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My interest involves depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and relationship problems, and the specific obstacles experienced by men and women.

What to Expect

An initial assessment session enables you to discover if you feel comfortable with me, share what concerns you, ask questions, understand confidentiality, and determine if therapy may help you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an initial assessment meeting in Reading or Old Marston, Oxford.

Client Centred Therapy

Client centred therapy focuses on appreciating and supporting you. It encourages your honesty around the concerns you encounter. Client centred therapy aims to help you find your own answers.

Counselling

Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You decide which issue regarding your childhood and/or adult life you explore. An aim of counselling is to help you to speak about a problem and discover a solution that is appropriate for you.

Existential Therapy

Existential therapy investigates how you comprehend your life. It involves reflection on your viewpoints, capacities and options. Existential therapy aims to help you discover meaning in your life and the problems you experience.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the problems you face. It considers your thoughts, feelings and significant moments in your life. Psychotherapy intends to help you change or find suitable methods of coping.

Clinical Qualifications

  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist since May 2013 (Registered since March 2013)
  • Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours
    Counselling
    University of Greenwich (UK)
    September 2011

I abide by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Location Detail


My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Reading, Earley, Whitley, Caversham, Pingewood, Woodley, Emmer Green, Play Hatch, Sonning Eye, Dunsden Green, Chalkhouse Green, Tokers Green, Lower Earley, Chazey Heath, Tilehurst, Three Mile Cross, Sonning, Shinfield, Ryeish Green, Calcot

Nearest Train Stations

  • Reading (0.5 miles)
  • Reading West (1 miles)
  • Earley (2.3 miles)
  • Tilehurst (3.1 miles)
  • Winnersh Triangle (3.5 miles)
  • Winnersh (4.2 miles)
  • Theale (4.7 miles)
  • Twyford (4.8 miles)
  • Wargrave (5.1 miles)
  • Shiplake (5.5 miles)


Wheelchair access: No

Consulting Rooms (by appointment) also at


Updated 24 March 2016


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