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Debbie Patterson

Bury St. Edmunds IP30 & London SE1
07969884178 Registered / Accredited
Bury St. Edmunds IP30 & London SE1

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.

BACP

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.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Dance therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Psychosynthesis
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transpersonal psychology

Fees

£50 -£70 a session (one hour)

Alpha House
100 Borough High Street
London
SE1 1LB

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

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

My clinic in Suffolk has wheelchair access but the clinic in Londkn does not

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme
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