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About me

I am a qualified counsellor and CBT therapist with 20 years experience.
I offer short or long term therapy to individuals.

I work together with clients offering the opportunity to explore difficulties and distress in a safe, confidential environment. Even though life circumstances and previous experiences may be challenging it is possible to discover ways of increasing self awareness in order to build self esteem and self fulfilment.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Person-Centred, Psychodynamic Counselling
Post- Diploma in Counselling
Post-Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Experience includes:
working within a University Counselling service
NHS (Improving access to psychological therapies)
Mental Health Charities

Accredited member of BACP and BABCP

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.


From £50.00 to £70.00

Additional information

£50 -£70 a session (one hour)

Woolpit Complementry, Unit 11
Brickfields Business Park
Old Stowmarket Road
Bury St. Edmunds
IP30 9QS

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

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Debbie Patterson

Debbie Patterson