Deborah Flynn-Harland

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Worthing, West Sussex, BN14
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

28 years experience of counselling practice and training counsellors. My primary focus is on building a trusting and safe environment with you in order to explore any concerns you have. I work with you, at a pace which is comfortable for you. I have knowledge and skills to assist you in pursuing your journey; I will support you in finding your own answers and to make any changes you believe will better your life. Sometimes change is not what is wanted or needed; you may want to work through some difficult feelings and issues to gain closure or acceptance.

I have experience of working as a counsellor in the NHS, colleges and universities,voluntary organisations as well as my private work.

I am also a counselling tutor and have been training counsellors for over 25 years. I understand the difficulties associated with counsellor training and am very happy to offer training rates to students. I offer counseling training at Worthing College: CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills; CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies; and CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. Please look at my training website for more details:

Training, qualifications & experience

Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Postgraduate Certificate in Education
BTEC Certificate in Counselling
3 years training in Transactional Analysis
BA Applied Social Sciences

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


£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Individual counselling £60.00 for a 50 minute session.
Trainee counsellors £40.00 a session (minimum 40 session contract)

The first session is half an hour in duration and the fee is £25. Fees are paid weekly and are charged in full unless 48 hours notice has been given. I will always try and offer an alternative session if you cancel your session in less than 48 hours.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am available on Fridays 9-1 as I am training counsellors the rest of the week.

Worthing, West Sussex, BN14

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Deborah Flynn-Harland
Deborah Flynn-Harland