Debra Gledhill

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SNCPS (Snr. Accred)) BSc (Hons) Integrative Counsellor
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Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me


I am an independent psychotherapeutic practitioner. I am both a registered and Senior Accredited member of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society and hold an Honours (BSc) degree in Integrative Counselling.

My approach is to work creatively with client autonomy and integrate a dynamic therapy striving to meet each clients individuality: when working with issues such as Anxiety/Stress; OCD; Relationship issues; Life difficulties/Changes; Depression; Domestic abuse; Bereavement; to bring focus to our work. Please see the extensive list of areas (Mental Health issues) I work with below.

I offer both long and short-term counselling and psychotherapy to everyone 18 years of age and over. I offer a therapeutic, non-judgemental and confidential service.

Within our therapeutic environment, empathy, compassion and respect is at the heart of our work together. My integrative practice and philosophy is a blend of a humanistic stance and belief in the recurrent evolutionary ability to develop through relationships. I firmly believe that a robust therapeutic relationship can alleviate mental distress. By experiencing my own personal journey through therapy, I am mindful of each client’s individual uniqueness. My aim is to be creative in facilitating and building a unique therapeutic relationship.

Life can be very challenging: at times seeking professional help may well be the right way forward to bring resolve to your challenges through a confidential therapeutic relationship. Our first meeting will be an exploration of what you feel you need from our sessions and how best to support you with this. Ultimately our relationship is key, and this will allow us to engage and assess our suitability to work together.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications and Senior Accreditation

SNCPS Senior Accreditation status membership

BSc (Hons) Integrative Counselling

Diploma Integrative therapeutic counselling

BACP certificate of proficiency 

BACP Professional Accreditation status awarded April 2020

Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling August 2020

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Certification Training completed January 2023

Bereavement Awareness (Ascentis)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy certificate level 3

Advanced Skills and Theory in Counselling

Certificate in Counselling Skills

Introduction Course in Counselling

Diploma in pre-school education 0 to 5 years (awarded by the early years working alliance)

I attend regular and appropriate continued professional development courses/workshops/seminars to enhance my practice, and in line with my SNCPS membership.

I hold a current  enhanced DBS certificate.


My experience of counselling within a 'Sexual Abuse Referral Centre' was resourceful in broadening my knowledge of how trauma from childhood may impact our adult relationships; and how the impact of sexual abuse in adulthood/childhood can impact our daily lives. In addition, my time spent there brought experience in working with self-harm; OCD; domestic abuse; depression; anxiety; sexual exploitation; bereavement.

I attended an 8 week in-depth stress reduction 'Mindfulness' course for my personal development and to advance my experience and knowledge of this technique within my practice.

I  have worked as a voluntary telephone support worker with Parent line plus.

Counselling can help us to gain insight into how we relate within our relationships and discover new ways of being: creating new patterns of relating and cultivating a stronger sense of 'self'.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have an interest in long term illness and its impact to daily lives, its  potential to lead to isolating feelings, and potential social isolation resulting from difficult to manage health circumstances

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£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

  • £55.00 per 50 minute session  per individual Zoom/face to face/telephone
  • £35.00 per 30 minute initial consultation meeting
  • PAYMENT: to be paid in advance of the booked session when paying by BAC

Some concessions available: please contact me direct for information. I offer reduced rates for both young adult students in tertiary education (self-funding) and trainee counsellors.

Variations to listed fees: Multiple persons/EAP.

* I accept cash/ or bank transfer (Bank transfers to be paid in advance of the upcoming session)

Organisation Fees: Employment assistant programmes; please consult with me direct to discuss fees/expectations/reports et cetera.

For Further information please visit my website at:

GP referrals welcome.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I offer daytime appointments and evening, between the hours of 11:30am to 8:00pm. I currently offer Zoom/Telephone/ in-face.  

Further information

EAP/Private Health insurance: IPRS health; Police Firearms Officers Association(PFOA); Bupa recognised

Appointments can be made by Email; Telephone; Text: Please leave a voicemail if I am not available and I will return your call soonest possible. Thank you.

Barlby, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Debra Gledhill
Debra Gledhill