Deborah Catherall MBABCP Acred, MBACP Accred, MSc, BSc(hons) CBP, DipAd.Ref.Sup

Deborah Catherall MBABCP Acred, MBACP Accred, MSc, BSc(hons) CBP, DipAd.Ref.Sup

County Antrim

County Antrim


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About me

I am a fully qualified clinical supervisor and accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with many years of varied experience gained in psychotherapy, and counselling. I have worked with clients from all age groups and backgrounds on:

  • trauma
  • PTSD
  • bereavement
  • depression
  • suicide
  • anxiety
  • abuse
  • relationship issues
  • and many more presenting issues.

I provide clinical supervision to a wide rage of multidisciplinary professionals, I am also registered with the University of Ulster providing supervision to counselling students. I am also a registered Psychotherapist on the BUPA and Aviva Health register.

My Services

I provide personal psychotherapy, counselling and supervision services in the Newtownabbey and Belfast area. I use various tools and techniques and theories including; psychotherapy, Integrative therapy, CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), Psychological Trauma, Mindfulness, Person Centred / Humanistic Approach, EMDR, Time Line Therapy, NLP.

Training, qualifications & experience

PGDip Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy BABCP (Accred)

Diploma in Advanced Reflective Supervision (Dip.Ad.Ref.Sup.)

MSc (Hons) in Psychotherapy

BSc (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Master Practitioner in NLP


Practitioner in Hypnosis

Practitioner in Time Line Therapy

Practitioner in NLP

Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Skills and studies (level 6)

Dip HE in Counselling (level 5)

Psychological Trauma level 4

Professional Certificate in the Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness.

Working with Self Harm

Working with Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse.

Grief and Trauma.

Exploring Relational Depth, Prof. Dave Mearns

Compassion Fatigue.

Trauma and Addiction.

Spiritual Accompaniment in a Secular Society the legacy of Carl Rogers.  Professor Brian Thorne

Child Protection Training.

BACP Confidentiality and Record Keeping in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Tim Bond and Barbara Mitchels

Lifeline Training

Clinical Assessment- Risk Assessment, Suicide Prevention & Risk Assessment              

Telephone Counselling and Telephone Assessment.

Understanding Trauma & Trauma Recovery with Adolescents.

Understanding Adolescent Development.

ASSIST Training

Childline Counselling Training.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


£50 - £80 per hour

Concessionary rates available

Further information

I am also a supervisor and am registered with the University of Ulster to provide supervision for student counsellors, as well provide personal therapy to student counsellors at a discounted rate.

I can be contacted via email, text or phone and am happy to discuss any queries or concerns.  Alternatively, you can find me on or visit my website for further information.

I currently offer appointments mon-fri 9-4 Monday to Friday, but can be flexible.

I also offer telephone counselling and skype counselling for clients who have difficulty travelling or have time constraints.

Maps & Directions

Newtownabbey, BT37
Belfast, BT9

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes


Flexible availability

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I am qualified supervisor offering supervision to a wide range of multidisciplinary professions, such as social workers, doctors, nurses, counsellors, psychotherapists, hypnotherapists, counselling students studying on the University of Ulster programme, occupational therapists as well as many more professionals.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:Yes
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