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Deborah Kellaway BSc (Hons) Psychology, Dip (Couns), MBACP, MBPsS.

Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 5EN
07809 464135 07809 464135
Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 5EN

About me

Whilst we may be able to overcome some difficult times in our lives, others may overwhelm us to such an extent we struggle to see a way past them. Issues you may be facing could be anxiety, depression, stress, relationship problems, past childhood abuse, feeling unable to move forward.

If you are facing difficulties at the moment please do get in touch to see if counselling or coaching can help.  Whether difficulties are a result of your past or something more current, working with an experienced, qualified professional can prove beneficial.

I offer a safe, confidential space to work through the issues that are preventing you from achieving the life you want to live.  I will work with you to gain insight and understanding into your current situation that is preventing you from moving in a positive direction and help you to find ways in taking those positive steps to where you want to be.

Counselling and coaching can help you understand more about yourself and become more aware about why you do what you do or feel what you feel. 

REGISTRATION

As a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP number 728000), I follow their Ethical Framework for Good Practice.

HOW I WORK

I work as an Integrative Humanistic Counsellor, which means that I am trained using Person-Centred, Transactional Analysis and Gestalt, as well as being trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I am also a qualified coach.  This enables me to work according to your own individual needs rather than a one size ‘fits-all’ approach.

WHAT I OFFER

I am able to offer both short-term and long-term face-to-face counselling on an individual basis.

I offer a free telephone consultation to discuss your needs further and to see if we can work together.

LOCATION

I offer counselling in Highcliffe (with easy access from locations such as Lymington, Christchurch and New Milton) and The Triangle, Bournemouth.

New Horizons Network

I am also co-founder of New Horizons Network which offers counselling for people whatever the budget or difficulty you are experiencing. Please visit www.newhorizonsnetwork.co.uk for more details .

Training, qualifications & experience

  • CPCAB Level 6 Supervision
  • CPCAB Level 4 Diploma Life Coaching
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology, The Open University
  • CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills & Theory
  • CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • CPCAB Level 2 Award in Substance Misuse

Member organisations

BACP

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

If you are unsure as to whether or not I would be able to work with what you are bringing to counselling, please don't hesitate to contact me to discuss.  There are no obligations attached.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

I offer an initial free telephone conversation to discuss how I can help.

Thereafter, I charge £45 per 50 minute session for individual counselling.

Students welcome at a reduced rate.

Some concessions available.

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information

I am fully insured and committed to Continual Professional Development (CPD).

CPD courses have included:

  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Family Therapy
  • Relationship Counselling
  • Sexual Awareness
  • Personal, Social & Psychological Development
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Positive Psychology
  • Understanding the Autism Spectrum
  • Working with Young People
  • Coaching

New Horizons Network
Offices Rear Of 417 Lymington Road
Highcliffe
Christchurch
Dorset
BH23 5EN

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

I am able to offer counselling at various times of the day. Please feel free to contact me to discuss meeting at a mutually convenient time.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Deborah Kellaway BSc (Hons) Psychology, Dip (Couns), MBACP, MBPsS.

Deborah Kellaway BSc (Hons) Psychology, Dip (Couns), MBACP, MBPsS.