I provide a quality counselling, psychotherapy and psychoanalytic therapy service meeting the one-off, short-term and longer-term therapy needs of adults.
I offer daytime and evening appointments from our office in the centre of Chorlton – close to the Metrolink Station and HSBC Bank, see a map here.
Daytime and Evening Appointments
To arrange your first appointment please message or speak to me in confidence. I will usually be able to offer you an appointment within a week of you making contact.
phone 07592 340 211
Please click here for prices.
For some beginning therapy can be a source of nervousness and stress while others may feel calm and relaxed. Individual reactions differ though everything discussed is treated in confidence.
Your hour-long appointment begins with me spending a few minutes talking about the terms and conditions of our service – confidentiality, for example. The remainder of our time is then given over to considering what brings you to therapy, the issues or themes you are wanting to address. Continue reading…
Therapy in Manchester was founded in 2005 and I became lead therapist in 2010. I am a qualified and experienced therapist, chair of the North West Regional Psychotherapy Association and member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. I provide training and supervision for counsellors and psychotherapists. Continue reading…
Why turn to Paul Melia for Therapy in Manchester?
I provide counselling, psychotherapy and psychoanalytic psychotherapy meeting the one-off, short-term and longer-term therapy needs of adults in a professional, supportive and confidential environment.
People turn to me for a wide variety of reasons. Some because of life’s big events, others because of day-to-day life. Sometimes it can be for something quite generalised and difficult to put into words. For others it might be much more specific: eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia or their binge-purge combination; addictions; treating displaced anger; low moods, reduced drive and depression; or the consequences of a loss – grief or melancholia, for example.
Others turn to me because of stress, anxiety and panic; the emergence of unsettling questions about their identity – on becoming a parent, for example, or related to their gender or sexual orientation; difficulties arising from love, sex and relationships; compulsions, obsessions or the combination referred to as OCD, obsessive-compulsive disorder; phobias; trauma and PTSD – flashbacks, for example; and historical issues including abuse. Continue reading…