Deborah Dalley

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Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UT
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, my name is Deborah. I am a 60+ year old Empathic, non judgemental and supportive individual.

I offer a safe confidential space to offer my counselling service in a kind warm caring manner.

I am qualified to work with you if you are 18 years and over and can offer upwards of 6 to unlimited sessions.

Working with you and alongside you to help you find the solutions to your own problems.

I also offer discounted sessions to trainee counsellors.

Training, qualifications & experience

I started my early career as a Combat medic and driver in the Military (Army WRAC) then working for the NHS in mental health and later as an HCSW in General nursing for 20 years.

I have fostered children and raised a family of my own and worked with Young Adults with Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities I spent many years providing support and accommodation to ex-offenders and have personal experience supporting family members with PTSD ADHD Autism dyslexia and Cyclothymia.

I decided to put my life experience into training as a Counsellor and trained for 4 years and qualified as a Humanistic Integrative Counsellor focusing on being Person Centred I am a registered member of the BACP and practice under their Code of Ethics.

I provide a safe space to work with my clients in a totally non judgemental manner offering empathy understanding and support to work through whatever my client brings to the session.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£45.00 - £60.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Refugees

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Old Tea House, 44 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UT

Type of session

In person
Home visits
Deborah Dalley
Deborah Dalley