Debbie Allen, MBACP, BA (Hons).
During this uncertain time I will be offering telephone and FaceTime counselling to all those who are struggling.
I am a qualified Counsellor and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP.) I work with individuals on a one-to-one basis once a week in a therapeutic environment. I offer open-ended therapy or time-limited/problem focused therapy for either six or twelve weeks.
Working together in a safe, confidential, non-judgmental space we will explore the presenting problems you are facing. If working with me short-term then we can focus on a particular problem and find a way for you to manage better. If you are working long-term with me then we can work on a deeper level getting to the root of the re-occurring issues.
Each weekly session lasts for fifty minutes, at the same time, in the same place. Our first meeting will be a consultation and will take up to an hour. We will use this session to see how we feel about working together and so i may gather an understanding of what is happening in your life, and to find the best way to proceed.
My practice is very accessible, just around five minutes walk from Wallington train station and various bus routes.
Training, qualifications & experience
At my private practice in Wallington I see clients on a weekly basis.
I have previously offered counselling at the Wandsworth Association of Psychotherapists in London. Prior to that I worked at Alton Counselling Service in Hampshire seeing clients on a weekly basis.
I have the following qualifications;
BA (Hons) degree in Integrative Counselling
Higher Education Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
AQA certificate in Level 3 Counselling, covering (CBT) Cognitive behavioural, (Person-Centred) Humanistic and Psychodynamic approach
ABC certificate in Level 2 Counselling concepts
I am a member of the (BACP) British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and abide by its ethical framework.
I also attend (CPD) Continuing Professional Development events to maintain and enhance my clinical knowledge and skills.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Our first consultation will be up to one hour and cost £50
Each session after costs £50-£60 per session depending on time of day and will last for 50 minutes.
9am-3pm - £50.00,
4pm & 5pm - £55.00,
6pm - 8pm £60.00,
I do offer some concessions to those on a low income.
(At the moment there is no more availability for concessions.)
I offer appointments Tuesday-Friday at various times to suit. Please send me an email for further information firstname.lastname@example.org