I provide a professional psychological therapy service offering Counselling and psychotherapy to adults, children and young people and an employee assistance service for businesses in addition to a clinical Supervision service.
I use the Human Givens approach which is highly effective in, helping people to overcome any emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties as quickly as possible.
I also offer FREE counselling for Veterans of the Armed Forces in association with the Charity PTSD Resolution.
Training, qualifications & experience
Judith Desbonne is qualified to Advanced Diploma level in Human Givens psychological therapy and is also a registered psychiatric nurse with 30 years of experience in the mental health sector including the Child and adolescent mental health service. (CAMHS)
She is also an accredited supervisor having completed the Human Givens college Supervision training course.
She is a Fellow member of the Human Givens Institute (FHGI) and an accredited member of the European Therapy Studies institute (ETSI) and the Human Givens Institute (HGI)
The Human Givens Institute ( HGI) is accredited by the professional standards authority.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Tourette's syndrome
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Racial identity and overcoming the effects of racial abuse
Stress related medical conditions
Trained and experienced in the Rewind Technique the treatment of trauma and PTSD
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Couples counselling
Adult Therapy rate £75 per session (75 mins)
Children aged 16 and under £70 ( one hour)
Employee assistance rate £80 per session (75 mins)
Supervision session (Individual) £60 per hour.
Supervision session (Group) £80 per hour
Tai Chi for health and relaxation £40 per hour ( £25 for 30 minutes)
I use the Human Givens approach which consists of a combination of up-to-date, effective techniques that includes cognitive behavioural approaches, relaxation and visualisation.
Primarily I focus on the current difficulties that you are having and how you would like your future to be.
There is no need for you to give details about your past or to discuss traumatic events that you do not want to talk about.
See www.hgi.org.uk for further information
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytime and evening appointments available.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I am an accredited Supervisor having completed the Human Givens college Supervision training course and and offer supervision to individuals and small groups.