Debbie Lavinchi

Debbie Lavinchi

11 Gandy Street


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About me

Hello, my name is Debbie and I would like the chance for us to work together. Why choose me? Because I know I can help you. There is nothing about you, that will stop me wanting to work with you. I want to hear what you have to say and how that makes you feel. I will hear what is going on in your life and with whom. There will be no secrets, you will have a voice and are totally free to talk openly and honestly. I will not judge you - I will accept you and I will hold all of you.          I can help you with domestic abuse, depression, anxiety, bereavement, ocd and couple's counselling. Panic disorders and stress can dismantle you from within, bereavement may leave you feeling isolated and alone, especially if the bereavement relates to children or is an unexpected death. Please do not feel your are alone let me hear your voice and let me give you permission to grieve, to cry, or get angry. You will be safe with me and there will be no judgements.

Let me have one hour of your week I am here for you, and sometimes that is all you need.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have worked with individuals who have brought their areas of concerns into the counselling room, and these areas have been - stress, bereavement, depression, anxiety, histories of abusive, self-harming and relationships problems.

I have also seen seen individuals who have conflict with family heritage, sexual preference / desires and religious belief.

I strive to bring safety within our therapeutic relationship, to give you autonomy and offer you the chance to forgive yourself, accept yourself and love yourself.

There may be times when you feel overwhelmed or even slightly challenged, but stay with the sessions, when you stand at the finishing line and your counsellings sessions are over with, all the counselling and self reflection will have been worth it. You will move forward with your life

I volunteer for two charities, one is focused on feelings and suicidal thoughts and the other is religion based, offering support to individuals who are homeless, have present or past addictions, or have a wide range of mental health issues.

  • Level 4 - Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.
  • Level 3 - Certificate in Counselling Studies.
  • Level 2 - Certificate in Counselling Skills.
  • Level 1 - Intro into Counselling.

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  • 11, Gandy Street Exeter EX43LS
  • 11, Gandy Street Exeter EX4 3LS
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The cost of a session is £50.00 per sixty minutes + travel expenses of £0.45p per mile.

The cost of a couple is £60 per session

The cost of a group (4 maximum) is £100 per session.

Payments can be made by Bank transfer and Cash.

No credit is offered.

Further information

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and an accredited member of the National Counselling Society.

I will work within the BACP's Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy. In accordance with BACP guidelines, I will honour the trust placed in me by the client, will respect the client's right to be self-governing, will commit to promoting the client's well-being, avoiding harm to the client and will strive to treat all clients fairly and impartially without discrimination or judgement.

Maps & Directions

Exeter, EX4 3LS

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No


I am in Exeter on Saturday and Sunday’s. Surrounding areas during the week. Home visits can be arranged.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme