Debbie Broadhurst

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Counselling & Equine-facilitated Psychotherapy. PGDip, MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Brighton BN1 & Lewes BN8
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I am an accredited counsellor and Equine-facilitated Psychotherapist (EFP), interested in helping you with whatever is troubling you. I am particularly experienced in anxiety, bereavement, depression, low self-esteem, trauma, abuse, stress,  infertility, menopause and other life-changing issues.

I am friendly and supportive, offering sessions in-person, via video call or ecotherapy, i.e. working in nature with horses on ether a short or long-term basis. 

Therapy and EFP are proven ways to help you cope with difficult times in your life. You can opt for either traditional therapy or equine therapy or we can integrate the two to get the best of both. Working with me as an experienced professional can help you to understand yourself better, improve your relationships with others and improve your overall wellbeing. Therapy may be challenging at times but ultimately, I know it can be transformational. 

Therapy with horses is a really effective short-term ecotherapy that can really help if you feel stuck, are finding regular therapy difficult, or need to be in nature more.  Anyone can benefit from EFP, no horse experience is necessary, and no riding is involved as all the work in done on the ground.

Contact me for an initial confidential, no obligation chat.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited counsellor / psychotherapist PG Dip, MBACP. I am also qualified as an Equine-facilitated Psychotherapist, which simply means therapy for humans working with horses.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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


£50.00 - £75.00
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students

Additional information

One to one sessions in-person or online are £50 for 50 minutes.

Horse therapy sessions can be 60, 90 or 120 minutes and cost £75, £100, or £125 respectively. They can be held weekly, fortnightly or monthly. A 10% discount can be applied if you pay in advance for a set number of sessions (minimum three sessions).

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am currently offering equine therapy on Monday and Wednesday. Please get in touch. 

Brighton, East Sussex, BN1

Lewes, East Sussex, BN8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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