Deborah Dixon

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Counsellor MBACP (Accred) and Supervisor
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, NE8
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Counselling is an opportunity to share an experience or emotion which may be interfering with your daily life. This can be a big step for many people. Having a confidential environment which provides a safe setting helps to take the first steps to explore what is affecting you.

There are lots of different reasons why people access counselling. For instance you could be experiencing issues in relation to:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • relationship issues
  • abuse
  • low mood
  • feeling unhappy
  • bereavement
  • traumatic event

These are just some of the reasons you may need to attend counselling, however sometimes it is difficult to know what is bothering you.  Life can be full of different challenges which you may or may not have dealt with before. Whatever your experience, it is unique to you. Having a safe space to explore what you are thinking and feeling can help you gain an insight and develop ways to deal with them.

I am trained in Person Centred counselling working in a professional, confidential, private, friendly setting. I will provide you the space to be able to talk through what is affecting you. I will listen to you and you will be heard. As everyone is an individual, I work with you to find ways to move forward. I provide long and short term therapy which gives you the opportunity to explore historic issues and focus on achieving your goals. We can discuss your needs at our first session.

If you require any further information about my service please do not hesitate to contact me via telephone or e-mail.

Training, qualifications & experience


  •   BACP Accredited Registered Member
  •   BA (Hons) Counselling
  •   FdA in Counselling
  •   EMDR Parts 1,2,3 and 4
  •   Certificate in Creative Supervision
  •   Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling
  •   Certificate in Couples Counselling
  •   Foundation Certificate in Bereavement


I have a many years experience working in:

Private Practice Counselling
EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)                                                                    NHS
University and College.
Charitable Organisations.

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.

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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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£45.00 - £90.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Counselling sessions are 50 Minutes in length and held on a weekly basis, although we can discuss your needs and agree frequency at our first session.

Individual Counselling appointments £45

Couples Counselling £65

Please contact me for session prices in relation to coaching and EMDR

Concessions available

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

weekday, evening and weekend appointments available

Further information

I provide online counselling via video calling Zoom or Teams. In person counselling sessions are held in Gateshead near to Newcastle Upon Tyne. There is a free car park  for those travelling by car.  Public transport is close by with the nearest point being Gateshead Interchange which provides bus and metro service.

I am a member of the BACP with MBACP (accred) status and follow the ethical framework. I hold an enhanced DBS certificate.

Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, NE8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
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Online platforms



In person

I am trained in Person Centred Counselling and holder of a Certificate in Creative Supervision.

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Deborah Dixon
Deborah Dixon