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Paula Owen

Paula Owen is a Clinical Psychotherapist who has been working in private practice at The Institute of Clinical Psychotherapy in Katoomba, Blue Mountains for 12 years. The clinical practice is located near Katoomba Town Centre & is walking distance from Katoomba Train Station.

She is also a Therapist and team member at Blue Mountains Counselling Centre.

In addition, Paula also works part time as a School Counsellor at Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School at Leura Campus & Sydney Campus.

Paula offers Counselling for staff at Greystanes Disability Enterprises & Kirinari, through their Employment Assistance Program in the Blue Mountains.


4 Year Adult Clinical Psychotherapy Training (2008)

5 Year Post Graduate Training, Psychoanalysis (2015)

Diploma Herbal Medicine (1990)

Member ATMS # 1956 (1990)


Clinical Member of the Institute of Clinical Psychotherapy (2008)

Member of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy (2012)

Professional Development:

Paula attends regular Professional Development seminars each year, to expand her knowledge & skills. She also writes and presents a Clinical Paper annually at the Institute of Clinical Psychotherapy.

Other qualifications and work experience includes, 28 years as a qualified Herbalist and Therapeutic & Remedial Massage Therapist She has worked in health clinics in Sydney and in private practice and at a health resort in the Blue Mountains. She continues to provide professional naturopathic consultations and natural medicines to clients in specialized areas of health. Paula’s Herbal Medicine practice is now located at The Institute of Clinical Psychotherapy, Katoomba.

Paula has taught workshops to massage therapists on massage techniques, including safe massage techniques for pre-& post-natal pregnant women. She has trained and co taught in Hawaiian massage both in Sydney & Hawaii. Her part time massage practice officially closed in 2018.

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