I first realised I wanted to be in a helping role when I volunteered at MIND several years ago. I felt an enormous amount of pleasure working with clients and seeing them progress through the process of therapy. I offer a compassionate service allowing you to share your concerns in a confidential, non-judgemental environment.
Alongside my own private practice, my work with MIND is ongoing and has given me a wealth of experience with both male and female clients. I work with Adults, Children and Young People and I'm also trained in Bereavement Counselling and specialise in Couples/Relationship therapy, offering a reduced rate for the first session.
Beginning therapy can be a big step towards being the healthiest version of yourself and living the best life possible. No matter what challenges you may be facing, through therapy you can change self-destructive behaviours and habits, resolve painful feelings, improve your relationships and more.
No-one should have to face a mental health problem alone and within my work I cover a range of issues including anxiety, depression, low self-esteem/low confidence. I offer a compassionate service allowing you to share your concerns in a confidential and non-judgemental environment.
Together we will build a therapeutic relationship where you feel comfortable and safe enough to explore your experiences and difficulties with me. We will work through your thoughts and feelings and through our counselling sessions you will be provided with the opportunity to gain the tools you need to encourage growth and move towards change.
I hope this website has given you a sense of what I can offer, but please do feel free to contact me for a chat on 07756 696247 if you wish to discuss anything further, or email me.
Training, qualifications & experience
Debbie Shaw, PgDip, Person Centred Counsellor, MBACP/BACP Registered.
- Post Graduate Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
- Certificate in Counselling Skills (Level 3)
- Counselling Concepts (Level 2)
- Certificate in Mental Health First Aid for Children & Young People
- Working with Risk - Self-harm and Suicide
- Bereavement and loss
- Certificate in Couples and Relationship Counselling
- Certificate in Suicide Bereavement Training
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Behaviour problems
- Bipolar disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
The initial telephone consultation is free and you have no obligation to book an appointment.
One to one counselling - sessions cost £30 per 50 minute session
Couples/Relationships - sessions cost £45 per hour with a reduced rate of £25 for the first session.
You can pay by cash, bank transfer or card at the time of the appointment.
Daytime, evening and weekend appointments are available.
I also offer support by telephone and Skype if required.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Daytime, Evenings and Weekends
Types of client