Telephone: 020 8556 0748

Frequently-asked Questions

What is Core Process Psychotherapy?

Core Process Psychotherapy is mindfulness-based, combining the wisdom and compassion of Buddhism with western approaches to psychology. In Core Process work both therapist and client bring awareness to the body, its feelings and feeling tones and the contents and states of the mind.

The heart of the work is oriented to the belief that true healing is only possible to the extent that we can be fully present to the immediacy of our inner and outer experience.

In this short film Maura Sills Course Director at the Karuna Institute and students describe the Core Process approach to psychotherapy.

You do not need to be a Buddhist to have this therapy and Paul is happy to work with people of all faiths and none.

Can I attend an introductory session?

Yes, an introductory meeting can be arranged to discuss your needs and meet Paul in person.

If you both decide to work together, and commence psychotherapy you will be asked to have six sessions initially before reviewing whether to continue longer term.

How much does it cost?

Individuals 55 (60minutes)
Couples 70 (60 minutes)

Payment is made at the end of each session.

Some reduced fee places may be available.

What is the cancellation policy?

Clients are asked to give as much notice as possible of any cancellations, and may miss two sessions in any year. Clients are asked to pay for all other missed sessions.

In special circumstances and where sufficient notice is given it may sometimes be possible to reschedule a session depending on availability of spaces.

Where is the practice located?

The practice is based in east London, and accessible for the City, Docklands and Westfield Stratford.

Leyton and Leytonstone stations on the Central Line, and Leyton Midland Road station on the Overground are the closest stations.

Parking spaces are usually available in the street.

Further location information is here.

Therapy Room

vallance@hotmail.co.uk
020 8556 0748