Face behind the service
It will be my pleasure to put my extensive experience to work for you.
D P Davies BSc. (Hons) (Psych), MBACP(accred and registered), ITEC, CThA.
Paul is the founder of Newid a Gobaith (formerly called dpdpttservices).
Training, qualifications & experience
Psychology BSc. (Hons)
Higher Diploma in Counselling
CBT Post Diploma Certificate
REWIND practitioner for trauma.
Annual Continued Professional Development courses.
Counselling for LGBT and Sexual Diversity issues.
Paul is the name behind Newid a Gobaith. He has an Honours degree in Psychology, a Higher Diploma in Counselling, is an accredited member of the BACP , and is listed on the Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. He is also a trained REWIND practitioner which is often effective in relieving the symptoms experienced following a traumatic event. He has supplemented his training with the Essentials of LGBT and Sexual Diversity Therapy which broadens his skills and abilities to help clients across a wider background of issues and difficulties. In 2017 he successfully qualified as an EMDR psychotherapist with the EMDR Academy. Paul also holds an International Therapy Examinations Council Diploma and is a member of the Complementary Therapists Association.
Newid a Gobaith is the name Paul Davies uses to identify the services he offers as a therapist. Paul, who has lived in Wales all his life chose the name because, translated from Welsh to English, means Change and Hope. These words are representative of his approach to counselling. He helps clients find ways of taking control of inevitable or unavoidable change in their lives or other difficulties that present. This control can promote a more positive change He values the belief that hope and change realistically maintained and encouraged can set a client on the road to a more fulfilling and satisfying life.
Paul is a psychological therapist and experienced accredited counsellor. His approach is understanding, non-judgemental, professional, supportive, and when required, directive and structured. His service is confidential to the highest level. Paul practices an integrative style of counselling which includes CBT.
Therapy plans are structured exclusively for the individual client in accordance with the client's personal needs. Paul has considerable experience in helping clients across a broad range of issues.
In addition to his private practice he works part-time as a University Counsellor providing counselling for students and staff. He has previously worked as Staff Counsellor within the Occupational Health department in local government and has been an associate lecturer teaching counselling skills in an F E college. He is a trained supervisor and provides Supervision for practicing and trainee counsellors.
Counselling appointments are conducted in a purpose built timber cabin in a peaceful rural location at his home address.
Paul has studied Complementary Therapies and is a qualified and practising massage therapist.
Newid a Gobaith - Counselling - CBT - Massage - Carmarthenshire -
Ceredigion - Pembrokeshire
or telephone 01559 370414