Deborah Babbington PG Dip. Counselling, MSc Addiction Psychology & Counselling,
I am a person-centred practitioner. I offer affordable telephone counselling during the daytime, evenings and weekends. This creates a broad flexibility for clients to choose the time that best fits their lifestyle.
The first telephone counselling session is without obligation. This session gives the opportunity to decide if telephone counselling is appropriate and for us to consider how we feel about working together. It is important that both parties feel comfortable with each other.
I believe the relationship between therapist and client is the most important factor in determining positive change and progress. I work with each client in a way that is right for them.
Telephone counselling allows a client to feel safe, relaxed, and more open to communicate. For those suffering with physical illness telephone counselling can provide particularly positive support.
I have experience working with various issues including anxiety, depression and relationship difficulties.
Therapy can equip you to move on with your life more easily, increase your resilience and enable you to make positive and effective changes. All you need to do is take the first step and call me.
Training, qualifications & experience
Extra Mural Certificate in Counselling
Postgraduate Diploma in Person Centred/Existential Counselling (BACP Accredited)
MSc in Addiction Psychology and Counselling
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Childhood bullying
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Feeling sad
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
£50.00 per 50 minute session
I am a dedicated therapist with over a decade of relevant experience working within the state and private sectors of mental health with both adolescents and adults. I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and adhere to the BACP code of ethics. I have a strong theoretical knowledge and practical experience specialising in the field of addiction.
Our agreement to work together means that you can expect the following from me:
CONFIDENTIALITY – The content and substance of our work will be entirely confidential. In accordance with the Ethical Framework for Good Practice produced by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy my work is supervised.
CONSISTENCY – I will be available at the times arranged for you and I will remain available until the end of the specified hour.
VIGILANCE – We will make a contractual understanding of your needs and counselling expectations and I will undertake to keep us within the boundaries of that work and to check regularly that we are still working within your expectations.
How the work might be approached will be discussed in the first session and an estimate made of the likely length of time needed. This will be reviewed regularly.
(Currently, I am only offering telephone counselling and online counselling)
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Day time, Evenings and Weekends
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|