Psychotherapy and Counselling / Youth Counselling Relationship Counselling / Sex Therapy / Training

Specialist Services for Sex & Porn Addictions

Welcome to The Laurel Centre

We are a team of counsellors and psychotherapists who provide a range of therapeutic services for individuals, couples and groups. All our counsellors are BACP Registered as well as being trained and accredited within their specialist fields.

Our couple counselling and sex therapy services are provided by highly experienced, RELATE trained counsellors and our sex therapy services are offered by COSRT Accredited therapists. Our psychotherapists are UKCP Registered.

Sex addiction services are provided by fully trained and qualified professionals with many years experience working with people with addiction, their partners and recovery groups.

Confidentiality is paramount to all the services we provide and all therapists work in accordance with BACP’s Ethical Framework.


We provide counselling and psychotherapy for:

  • Relationship difficulties
  • Sexual problems
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Stress related disorders
  • Personal development
  • Sex & porn addiction

We work with:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Groups

We also provide therapy and support via telephone and on the internet via webcam and instant messaging. Video conference facilities are also provided for remote group work.

Our Values

Here at The Laurel Centre, we pride ourselves on offering a professional service which prioritises confidentiality and the well-being of our clients. Client needs are always put first, which means that if we’re not able to provide the best and most effective service to help you overcome your difficulties, we will help you find someone who can.

Our Fees

We try to do everything reasonably possible to make our services available to people regardless of their financial circumstances. This means that our fees take account of people’s income and some people are charged more than others.

Training Services

The Laurel Centre is the home of The Institute for Sex Addiction Training (ISAT) where we provide the Professional Diploma in Sex Addiction therapy (PDSA) as well as ongoing professional development days for experienced therapists in the field. We consider ourselves a Centre of Excellence in training professionals and providing information for therapists and other health professionals who work with people with sex addiction and their partners.

For more information, email

Specialist Sex, Porn and Love Addiction Services

The Laurel Centre is one of the UK’s leading specialist services in sex, porn and love addiction. Our Clinical Director Paula Hall is an internationally renowned expert in the field and author of Understanding & Treating Sex Addiction (Routledge 2013) and Sex Addiction – The Partners Perspective (Routledge 2015). Paula is a founder trustee of ATSAC and founder of The Institute for Sex Addiction Training. She is a public speaker both nationally and internationally as well as providing expert comment to the UK media. She is also the creator and founder of the Hall Recovery Course, available around the UK and in Europe

Our services for addiction include:

  • Individual therapy for people with addiction
  • Individual therapy for partners
  • Couples therapy
  • Couples Intensives
  • Specialist couple disclosure services
  • Weekly recovery programme for sex and porn addiction
  • Weekly support programme for partners
  • Intensive recovery programme for men with addiction
  • Intensive recovery programme for women with addiction
  • Intensive support programme for partners
  • Intensive recovery programme for church leaders
  • Intensive residential recovery programmes
  • Recovery Days


Paula Hall & Associates is located within The Laurel Centre, which has centres located in Regent Street, in the heart of Leamington Spa and Fitzrovia, London.

The Laurel Centre, Leamington Spa

The Laurel Centre, Leamington Spa is a 5 minute walk from the main train station, with direct services to London Marylebone in just over an hour. If travelling by car, we are approximately 4 miles from Junction 14 of the M40 motorway.

There is pay and display parking along Regent Street, with several multi-storey car parks nearby.

For further information please telephone Leamington 01926 339594

The Laurel Centre, London

The Laurel Centre, London is a few minutes’ walk from Great Portland, Warren Street and Regents Park Stations.

For further information please telephone London 020 7965 7302

Contact us

If you have any questions, general enquiries or would like us to explain in more detail our treatment programmes and costs, please use the form below to contact us.

Please note that all correspondence with The Laurel Centre is kept in the strictest confidence.

If you would like to make an immediate appointment please indicate this in the contact form or contact us directly. Please allow upto 48Hrs for a reply.