Deborah Potts

Deborah Potts

Chelmondiston
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP9

01473 760667 / 07743 770230

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About me

Hello, I specialise in human givens therapy, a proven and positive way to treat a wide range of mental health and emotional conditions. I'm proud to offer practical, fast and effective help to anyone suffering from the following:

  • depression
  • anxiety and stress
  • panic attacks
  • PTSD
  • phobias
  • OCD
  • anger (I have had a lot of success with clients dealing with anger issues, even those with chronic anger)
  • addictions
  • low self-esteem
  • self-harm
  • relationship difficulties
  • domestic abuse
  • insomnia and more

This psychotherapy approach is science-based and works faster than other treatment.

As a registered nurse and health visitor of 35 years, 22 of those in the Army, I've seen first hand the effects that emotional difficulties and traumatic life events can have on individuals and their families.  Everyday activities that most of us take for granted can cause severe stress.

Now a qualified integrative counsellor psychotherapist, I offer short and long term counselling in a discreet, calm and confidential place at my home near Ipswich. Working one to one, I will give you the time that you need, when you need it, creating a bespoke therapy for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Human Givens Post Graduate Diploma HG.Dip.P.

Human Givens Practitioner Qualification

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN)

Registered General Nurse (RGN)

I have particular experience in working with the effects of domestic abuse, including less obvious forms of abuse such as emotional or coercive control.

I am trained in adult and children's safeguarding and have an enhanced DBS check

I am one of a network of counsellors offering FREE counselling to ex-soldiers throughout the UK with the charity PTSD Resolution.

I am committed to continuing my professional development and ensure I am up to date with the latest research from within and around the organisation.

Member organisations

HGI

Accredited register membership

Fees

I charge my time at £50 per session (not per hour) or £60 for a home session (depending on distance). It is the same cost for individuals, couples or family work. If you are on a low income I am willing to reduce my fee to £40 per session. Each session lasts for around 75 minutes. However, I do not clock watch, and sessions will be longer if needed.

Further information

I offer daytime, evening or weekend appointments to fit around my clients' work and childcare commitments.

I am able to visit clients at home for various reasons including transport problems, disability issues or social phobia.

For further information or to talk to me about your particular needs please call or email for FREE initial telephone advice in the strictest of confidence.

Maps & Directions

Ipswich, IP9

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families