Paula Hall MBACP (Accred), UKCP Reg, COSRT Acc, ATSAC

Sex addiction recovery

Dr Paula Hall is widely recognised as the UK’s leading expert in the field of sex and porn addiction and is author of Understanding & Treating Sex and Pornography Addiction (Routledge 2019), Sex Addiction – The Partners Perspective (Routledge 2015) and Sex Addiction – A Guide for Couples (Routledge 2019) and numerous academic papers.

She is also founder of the Laurel Centre which provides therapy for individuals, couples and groups around the UK as well as training for professionals, including the Accredited Diploma in Compulsive Sexual Behaviours and Sex Addiction (CPCAB Level 5).

Paula has been a psychotherapist for nearly 30 years, specialising in sex and pornography addiction for 15 of those. She describes her approach as biopsychosocial and sex positive and continues to develop her expertise alongside advances in practice and research.