Paula Hall

Clinical Director, The Laurel Centre

Paula Hall is Clinical Director of the Laurel Centre, the UK’s largest provider of specialist treatment services for sex and porn addiction and training for professionals. Paula has been a therapist for nearly 30 years and is a senior accredited psychosexual therapist as well as specialising in sex and porn addiction.

As Clinical Director of The Laurel Centre, Hall has been delivering treatment programmes for addicts, support for partners and couple work for over ten years. She is also a trainer on the Accredited Diploma in Sex Addiction Counselling and has spoken many national and international conferences.

Paula Hall is the author of three books published by Routledge, Understanding and Treating Sex and Pornography Addiction (2nd ed), Sex Addiction: The Partner’s Perspective and Sex Addiction: A Guide for Couples. Her research has been published in a number of peer reviewed journals and she is a regular spokesperson in the media.


Aug 19, 2019 - Video

The Growing Problem of Sex and Porn Addiction

A Blog by Paula Hall, Counsellor & Psychotherapist (BACP, UKCP, COSRT, ATSAC), Clinical Director, The Laurel Centre. When I first came to iCAAD eight...


May 22, 2019 - Video

Can Relationships Survive Sex Addiction?

This workshop will help therapists to understand the impact of sex and porn addiction has on couple relationships and will provide a framework to use...

Jul 22, 2018 - Video

When Is Sexual Behaviour a Lifestyle Choice and When Is It an Addiction?

This presentation will explore the challenges faced when working with people with diverse sexual lifestyles, including those within ChemSex...

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