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Debbie Russell Ad Dip PC. Cert Hyp CS

Bristol, Somerset, BS48
07946 386118 07946 386118 Registered / Accredited

About me

I support people who may be sad, stressed, anxious, angry, scared or just a little lost and confused with life, be this due to current situations or past traumas.

People come to counselling for many different reasons and find their own unique path in life as a result. I feel blessed and privileged to provide a calm and safe environment to help people find their true selves.

I work from home and am blessed with calm and beautiful surroundings. Disabled access is limited

How I work

I use a range of approaches and techniques to enable us to explore and understand any issues, in a way that suits you. During the initial consultation we will have the chance to talk about what brings you to counselling and, if you're happy to, we can arrange future sessions. I see clients both short term and longer term, depending on individual circumstances and needs. It is usual and beneficial to arrange these sessions weekly, at the same time every week.

Concerns I work with

I work with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, trauma, abuse, low self-esteem, self-harming, stress anxiety. For more details and testimonials please feel free to take a visit to my website debbierussellcounselling.co.uk

Getting started

It can often be daunting to reach out to begin your journey in counselling. Our initial meeting will put you at ease and also give you the chance to ask any questions about any concerns you may have. It's really easy to contact me:

Telephone on 07946386118. Please leave a message if I'm not available and I'll get back to you.

Email at debbierussellcounselling@gmail.com

And begin your path to finding your true self.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training & Qualificatins

My professional training was obtained through the National Counselling Society (and National Hypnotherapy Society).

I have also undertaken additional training in relation to trauma, stress and anxiety. I have a passion for personal development and continue to attend additional courses to gain further experience, in addition to the experience naturally gained from working with clients

Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Ad Dip PC)

Talking Therapy and Counselling

Hypnotherapy and Counselling (Cert Hyp CS)


In addition to my private practice I volunteer and see clients at 2 charities, one supporting clients with a range of concerns and the other specific to pregnancy and birth related issues.

I am also a qualified Hypnotherapist

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.


National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Reality therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Initial consultation £30

£55 per session payable at the session in cash or cheque, or direct to bank account prior to session

As it not unusual for clients to initially arrange 6 sessions, I offer these for a reduced sum of £300


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


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


Tuesday - Thursday 8.00am - 6.00pm

Please call as I may be able to offer sessions in addition to the above

Types of client

Older adults


Debbie Russell Ad Dip PC. Cert Hyp CS

Debbie Russell Ad Dip PC. Cert Hyp CS