Deb Dillon Registered MBCAP Adv Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling

Deb Dillon Registered MBCAP Adv Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling

Bradley Road
Newton Abbott
TQ12 1LT

Totnes
Devon
TQ9

07921 516918

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Bradley Road
Newton Abbott
TQ12 1LT

Totnes
Devon
TQ9

07921 516918

About me

Whatever issues you are facing in your life I offer support with compassion, kindness and without judgement. I will draw on my experience and therapeutic knowledge as well as my belief that together we will discover the resources you have to meet the challenges you face.

  • I understand it can take courage to talk to someone about your feelings and will provide a safe and confidential space.
  • Through challenging limiting beliefs and thoughts with kindness my approach facilitates an opportunity for lasting change.
  • I will bring my experience and skills as well as my belief that you are the expert of your world.
  • I will support you to bring the past into the context of the present to see what meaning this has in your life now. In this approach there is room for acceptance of what has gone before and a chance to let go of patterns that limit the present.
  •   I will support you to find your own answers and resources to become more resiliant and able to manage the tough times in your life.
  • I work in a relational way, so creating a trusting relationship with care and compassion is key to the work I do.
  • When appropriate and always with consent I may work with Sand Tray or other creative mediums to help bypass the mind and support the therapy process.
  • I offer a free first session so you can experience the way I work and see if you feel I am the right Counsellor for you to work with at this time.  Please email or call me to arrange this on the above details.

       Some of the issues I have  worked on with Clients in Therapy

  • anxiety and panic attacks
  • Trauma and PTSD and complex PTSD.
  • Relationship issues

  • childhood issues
  • Emotional, physical and sexual abuse

  • Difficulties relating to others, isolation

  • lack of meaning in life
  • Low self- worth

  • Depression

  • Bereavement and loss

  • Parenting issues

Training, qualifications & experience

  • I have 10 years of Therapeutic Experience.
  • Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • Advanced diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • BA Honours in humanities
  • Twenty years of experience with dance and movement therapy
  • I have attended meditation and yoga retreats.
  • I have attended mindfulness workshops and weekend retreat.
  • I worked counselling women in Refuges for over five years
  • I worked offering creative play therapy and counselling to children in Refuges, individually and in groups for over five years.
  • I held therapeutic groups for women in Refuges and Women's centres.
  • I worked for Faces in Focus counselling young people of the ages 15 to 25.
  • I worked on the Childrens Fund Project holding therapeutic groups for women, children and Young people.
  • I work for the Dartmoor Centre for counselling and psychotherapy giving individual therapy sessions to men, women and young people.
  • I currently work in private practise.
  • My personal deep experience of psychotherapy as a client.
  • I am 44 mother of two children and have been married for 10 years.
  • I am a Registered member of the British Asoociation of Counsellors and abide by their code of ethics and practise
  • I am committed to self development and regularly attend courses.
  • I receive regular supervision for my work with clients so I am fully supported in the work I practise

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

  • individual sessions of 60 minutes are £40
  • Free first session.

Further information

My counselling sessions are held in Totnes, Dartington and Newton Abbot.

Maps & Directions

Newton Abbott, TQ12 1LT
Totnes, TQ9

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

I am available Monday to Friday day time with evening sessions available monday to Thursday.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults