Deborah Blyth BACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist; UKRCP Registered

Deborah Blyth BACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist; UKRCP Registered

East Sussex


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About me

I am a very experienced counsellor/psychotherapist and clinical supervisor, both in private practice and the NHS. I have worked with people from many different backgrounds who have experienced all sorts of psychological distress or difficulties (of varying severity) including: relationship issues, depression, anxiety (inc.panic attacks), childhood abuse, low self esteem, anger management etc.

I aspire to be warm, empathic, non-judgemental, understanding, and thoughtful. I encourage and facilitate individuals: to make sense of their situation, develop self awareness and self-esteem, and motivate change.

I see individuals for either a limited number of sessions or on a more flexible contract. The sessions are one hour long and I have an initial session at reduced rates.
I work integratively utilising CBT, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, person centred and pychodynamic models. I adhere to the BACP codes of Best Practice and I underpin my work with clinical supervision and I regularly undertake therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been practising for 20 years; the last 13 years as a NHS psychotherapeutic counsellor and supervisor. Prior to this I was employed by an addictions agency and the Sussex Criminal Justice System. I have regularly updated my qualifications since training with the addictions agency and completing a Post Graduate Diploma at the University of Brighton. I am BACP accredited counsellor/psychotherapist, UKRCP registered counsellor/psychotherapist, and a registered Interpersonal Therapist (IPT). I have also completed Clinical Supervision training at the Metanioa Institute.

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Initial session is £20
Individual counselling sessions are £40 ph
Clinical supervision £50 ph (neg.*)
*Fees for frequent/long term work are negotiable

Further information

I also have MA and BAHons degrees in design and illustration. I was a practising designer and university lecturer and I have had lengthy experience in working with students and 'pastoral care'.

Maps & Directions

Hastings, TN34

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Day appointments on Fridays. Evening appointments Monday to Thursday.

Supervision & training

I am an experienced supervisor both for the NHS and privately.

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