Paula Mates

Therapeautic Lead

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Paula is a UKCP Clinical Psychotherapist with a Master of Science degree from Middlesex University and Metanoia institute. Paula’s areas of specialist interest include addiction, trauma, complex grief and loss, and attachment issues.

As Therapeutic Team Lead, Paula adopts a holistic approach to recovery, incorporating different therapeutic techniques. In addition to the established and highly successful 12 Step Programme, she ensures clients receive a broad range of other creative and
interactive workshops. Her passion is Art Therapy and Meditation which is an integral part of the weekend programme.
 
In addition to quality time with friends, family and dog named Bear, she can be found in the Yorkshire countryside horse riding. Paula has over 10 years extensive experience in
the addiction field.