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Pavla Radostova

Counselling and Psychotherapy

Some of the areas I work with include:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • relationship problems
  • abuse
  • addiction
  • bereavement
  • attachment problems
  • bi-polar disorder
  • career difficulties
  • bullying
  • chronic pain
  • care issues
  • OCD
  • compulsive behaviours
  • couples issues
  • cultural difficulties
  • domestic violence
  • eating disorders
  • low self-esteem
  • low confidence
  • family issues
  • panic disorder
  • personality disturbance, or disorder
  • postnatal depression
  • redundancy
  • seasonal affective disorder
  • self-harm
  • suicidal thoughts
  • separation and divorce
  • sexuality
  • stress
  • work related stress
  • trauma
  • weight loss and obesity
  • body image and body perception
  • healthy lifestyle
  • worries about the state of world, society and climate
  • About my therapy style

    My therapy style is called Integrative. Integrative means that I have a rich theoretical background, which allows me to approach every client as a unique individual and tailor my work to their needs. The models I currently base my work on are TA, CBT, Psycho-dynamic Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Relational and Person-Centred Psychotherapy. Existential Psychotherapy has been an interest of mine since my psychology studies.


    At the core of all the therapy schools is the relationship between the client and the therapist. That means that by being able to trust each other, share experiences and walk the journey alongside each other is the founding stone of change. And it is my goal to create this relationship with you, my client.


    I am originally from Czech Republic, where I did my Psychology Degree. During my degree I gained experience with the mental health system, through volunteer work in Psychiatric Hospital for women.

    I have qualifications with the Northern Guild of Psychological Solutions in Therapeutic Counselling and Psychotherapy. My early counselling experience comes from working with Glasgow University Counselling Service, where I worked with a variety of clients from different backgrounds.

    I run my private practice for 6 years in Bristol, prior to moving back to Scotland. During my time in Bristol I spend 2 years as a committee member of CAPPP (Counsellors and Psychotherapists in Private Practice), a local organization supporting practitioners in their work. I was also one of the managers of Sycamore House Bristol, a space to work for fellow practitioners.


    Currently I live on the west coast of Scotland and work online, while finding the right space for my practice to settle in.

    I am committed to my CPD (Continuous Professional Development) and I have participated in various workshops and seminars through out the years. I am continuously enriching my work through my studies. I regularly participate in supervision and I follow the ethical standards of UKCP.


    Professional Memberships:

    UKCP Accredited





    Master's Degree in Psychology

    Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

    PgDiP in Psychotherapy

    Diploma in Psychotherapy

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