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Hello and welcome to my website. I hope it helps to inform you about what I am able to offer you as a therapist. I am committed to providing you with the best value therapy. I maintain my practice to meet current regulation by my professional body UKCP, IPTuk,EMDR UK & Ireland. Please do take a look around the site and if you would like to call me for an Initial Consultation which is free I would be happy to hear from you.

I am a United Kingdom Council Psychotherapy Registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor. I am also a registered  IPTuk Accredited Practitioner and Supervisor. I have worked in the NHS for 20 years as a Therapist working in Primary Care. This means I deal with Patients who have common mental health problems such as Depression, Anxiety, Low Self Esteem,Childhood Trauma and Abuse, Adult Trauma and  Domestic Violence and Abuse. I offer clients a professional, confidential service offering the most appropriate treatment and intervention. (NICE recommended). I offer a Free Initial Consultation.  I think it is very important you feel comfortable with the therapist you choose. The focus for therapy needs to be meaningful to you. 

I am trained in and qualified to deliver the following therapy approaches;

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy CBT  
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy IPT   
  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Level 3 Practitioner EMDR for PTSD  
  • Integrative Counselling
  • Couple Therapy 
  • Couple Therapy for Depression
  • Trauma Focussed Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Trauma Focussed Therapy

I draw from all of the above methodologies and techniques to incorporate what is most helpful for each individual. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalised approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help them attain the personal growth they’re striving for. Together with each client, I work to develop strengths and achieve life goals.
Ultimately my aim is to enable you to create changes that reduce your symptoms and deal with the underlying causes of Depression, Anxiety, Interpersonal and Relationships Issues that affect your normal daily functioning. Please do call or email if you would like to have a futher discussion regarding treatment. 
Please find here a link to my HB&A  Initial Consultation Form should you choose to go ahead and book a Free Initial Consultation There is also a link on my contact me page. Please download and print off the form and complete it and bring to our first session.

Hazel Maxwell-Payne  United Kingdom Council for Psyhotherapy Reg Psychotherapeutic Counsellor IPTuk Accredited Practitioner and Supervisor EMDR Uk & Ireland Member Individual Counselling and Couple Therapy  CBT  IPT Counselling & EMDR Free Initial Consultation
for people living Exmouth, Sidmouth, Woodbury, Honiton, Ottery St Mary, Exeter, Topsham, Devon. 

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