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Counsellors

About Paul Parkin

Paul Parkin is an online counsellor, therapist and life coach. He is passionate about helping people reach their full potential and providing affordable online counselling to people everywhere via his counselling website Counsellors Online. Paul has worked as an online counsellor for the past 15 years and has worked in several counselling settings, including - National Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) the NHS. North East Council on Addictions (NECA) and Several telephone helplines including the Samaritans. Read other blog posts.

How To Meet Your Match

By |May 18th, 2018|

I wrote ‘how to meet your match’ as a result of the many clients I work with, telling me how much anxiety and disappointment they experience, playing the dating game. Relationship coaches like myself are in agreement that dating seems to be getting harder, and there’s one main reason for that, not really knowing the person.

You […]

Dating a Narcissist?

By |May 12th, 2018|

Most of the people who contact me for relationship advice, do so because they want to avoid dating a narcissist.

Some are already in a relationship and share their relationship problems, some are incredibly unhappy, most that are so unhappy, turn out to be dating a narcissist, married to a narcissist, or hanging out with one.

Dating […]

Are You Living a Great Life?

By |May 6th, 2018|

In today’s world, ‘Are you living a great life’ messages on social media and on reality shows often show the exploits of the rich and famous as the only way to live ‘a great life’ and what our lives should look like. It’s nt surprising some people lose touch with what really matters.

Today I want […]

Dating Wants Versus Dating Needs

By |May 2nd, 2018|

More and more people are searching Google for ‘dating coach’ and ‘marriage counselling near me’. In NYC and in London the number of people searching for ‘relationship coach’ and seeking relationship advice has hit record numbers, the story is the same globally.

Not finding the man or woman of our dreams, can make us feel like […]

Living With Depression

By |April 28th, 2018|

Living with depression is a constant battle, a never ending draw on our inner resources, its a barrage of hard times after what may well have seemed like getting through one crisis, only to face yet another.

Living with depression and how to manage it

When people talk about depression, they speak mention two words more than […]

Does a bad childhood mean a failed relationship

By |April 24th, 2018|

Were you loved as a child, did you feel part of a close knit family relationship, or like many, were you a child of an unstable or failed relationship?

It may surprise you to learn that only 20% of the western world’s children had the ‘right’ kind of parenting, do you also know that children who […]