About me

My name is Deborah Haydock and I am a fully qualified, Certified & Insured Counsellor and Psychotherapist with over 15 years of experience.

  • My practice is located conveniently near the center of Bolton, at the end of a motorway network and offers a private secure and comfortable setting.
  • I offer confidential therapy adhering to BACP code of ethics, delivering a non judgmental approach rooted in understanding and a desire to help clients achieve their goal

    I can help to develop relaxation skills, especially beneficial to those with sleep problems or suffering from anxiety, pain, or panic attacks. Working with clients with phobias, such as fear of heights, and those wishing to change habits, such as smoking, weight loss, and problems associated with alcohol and it’s miss-use.


  • Private Practice available to private clients
  • Within the Primary Care Trust in Bolton counselling patients living with chronic illness,

  • Involved in practice with senior School Pupils within a school, as school counsellor on a one to one basis.

  • Working with blind and partially sighted clients

  • Working within a refuge supporting families experiencing domestic abuse
  • Couple and family counselling

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualified in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy, Dip Counselling M.B.C.P Dip Hypnopsychotherapy and Advanced Certificate in Hypnotherapy.Qualified in Counselling,

I offer a balance between support and challenge, dependent on where you are as an individual. You may need more support than challenge. The person-centered basis of therapy will ensure we go at your pace. As an integrated therapist, I am able to offer other models of therapy such as C.B.T., Gestalt & Psychoanalysis with the consent of you, my client.

I have specialised in alternative approaches to therapy, including Cognitive Behavioural TheraIpy (C.B.T) and Bereavement and Loss issues. I am a fully insured member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists), bound to their code of ethics and also subject to their complaint procedure.

I have my own personal experiences and life tapestry which I believe deepens my empathy with others and initiated my longing to help individuals by establishing Counselling Care UK.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.


Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers

Additional information

Hourly Rate

  • Cost of 1 Hour Session of Counselling:      £40.00
  • Cost of 1 Hour Session of Psychotherapy: £40.00
  • Cost of 1 Hour Session of Hypnotherapy:  £60.00

Special Offers

First 3 x 1 Hour Sessions: £100.00 (£33.33 per session) IF PAID IN ADVANCE

6 x 1 Hour Sessions: -10% FOR BLOCK BOOKING.

            ALL payments are by CHEQUE, BACS or CASH at the end of each session.


Monday: 8.30am - 8.00pm
Tuesday: 8.30am - 8.00pm
Wednesday: 8.30am - 8.00pm
Thursday: 8.30am - 8.00pm
Friday: 8.30am - 8.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am - 5.00pm

Further information

                         Recommendations From Past/ Current Clients

Contented of Bolton

"I contacted Deborah during a difficult time in my life. At our first meeting I was very nervous about what to expect, but soon realised that there was nothing to be afraid of. She is a genuine and caring person, and quickly created an environment in which I felt safe to talk openly - something that I had never experienced before.

Deborah has really supported, encouraged and challenged me, always knowing which of these is required and when. She has a unique ability to put a positive perspective on problems and issues. I don’t know where I would be without her, and can’t recommend her highly enough."                                                             


Helped & Happier of Preston

Deborah is a kind hearted woman, she has the ability to not only listen but she actually hears what you have to say and you don't find that characteristic in many people. She is honest, caring and genuine in what she does as a counsellor.

There is Light & Hope at The End of The Tunnel From Bolton

I arrived to see Debra feeling that I was at the end of my resources, I was exhausted, in pain and more afraid of staying where I was than taking the step to engage in the then unknown.
It's a very different place I write from, I still have pain but now it's creative, meaningful and the vehicle to the change I palpably see in myself. I said one day in a session that I felt she was performing surgery on me as something happens in the room and I come away transformed. I have to do my part and work really hard at this, it's not easy and she doesn'tcollude nor enable me but I find being consistently challenged to grow toward increasing freedom is priceless.
I highly recommend Debra to you, she's the real deal,it's support and healing in action.

42-44 Chorley New Road

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

I have access to a ground floor counselling room for those struggling to climb stairs