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Deborah Carroll

Brentwood, Essex, CM14
07951468924 07951468924 Registered / Accredited
Brentwood, Essex, CM14

About me

I am a qualified integrative counsellor. Working integratively means that my approach uses different theories and techniques so that I can specifically combine the most effective therapy for your individual needs.

I focus on helping you explore feelings and emotions that are often related to your experiences, allowing you to reflect on what is happening to you and to consider alternative ways of doing things. I help you to view things from different perspectives. This can lead to an increased sense of awareness and that is invaluable if you want to bring about effective change. My aim is to reduce confusion and enable you to cope with challenges and make positive changes in your unhelpful or unhealthy patterns of behaviour in a safe, confidential and respectful environment. The therapeutic experience can either be short and goal focused or open ended.

I am also a Marisa Peer Method Rapid Transformational Therapy(RTT) Practitioner. RTT is a method of Hypnotherapy that achieves outstanding, lasting outcomes very quickly by forming new neural pathways in the brain. Working together we can uncover the initial causes of unhealthy thinking and behaving that are causing you pain or preventing you from leading a happy, healthier life. RTT can treat many issues including,Anxiety, Depression, Low Self Esteem, Confidence,Addiction,Phobias, Smoking,Weight Loss etc. Achieving lasting change in just 1 -3 sessions.

I work from my home in Brentwood, the counselling room is comfortable and completely private. My main aim is to provide you with a confidential, warm and safe environment so that you will feel at ease and be able to talk to me about whatever is concerning you. In our 1st session together we will explore your reasons for seeking counselling/therapy and whether we can build a mutual relationship of trust and respect. We can then work towards you developing strategies and coping skills, bringing about effective change to resolve difficulties and enhance your wellbeing.

Our working together will involve:-

  • Agreeing a counselling contract, including confidentiality and your expectations of counselling
  • Encouraging you to talk about issues you feel you cannot normally share with others
  • Actively listening to your concerns
  • Accepting without bias the issues raised by you
  • Helping you work towards a deeper understanding of your concerns
  • Challenging any inconsistencies or negative thoughts
  • Reflecting on your patterns of behaviour
  • Moving your life in the direction that is most meaningful to you
  • Referring you to other sources of help where appropriate

Training, qualifications & experience

AQA Level 2 Cert in Counselling Concepts and Theory
AQA Level 2 Cert in Counselling Skills
AQA Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
ARU Cert  in Solution Focused Brief Therapy

MPM Rapid Transformational Therapy Practitioner

Continued Professional Development:-
Mindfulness based CBT
Motivational Interviewing
KUF Working with Personality Disorder
Working Systemically with Individuals, Couples and Families

I have experience of working in :-

NHS mental heath team setting.
Working with carers and families with complex needs.
Relationship issues.
Drug and Alcohol related issues.
Anxiety and Depression.
Affairs and betrayals
Domestic abuse.

low self worth/confidence building

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

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Each session lasts for 50 minutes, the number of sessions and the frequency is entirely dependent on your individual needs. Counselling and Therapy can be short and goal orientated or open ended.

Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT) sessions last for 90-120 minutes. RTT achieves lasting change in just 1-3 sessions.


  • 50 minutes individual session £60.00
  • 50 Minute Couples session £80.00
  • 90 - 120 minute RTT session £250.00
  • Counselling and RTT sessions available via skype

discount available when block booking 10 sessions in advance.

RTT Packages available.


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

Please be aware that my office in upstairs


Monday 9am - 6pm

Tuesday 9am - 6pm

Wednesday 1pm - 9pm

Thursday 9am - 9pm

Friday 9am - 2pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Deborah Carroll

Deborah Carroll