Debra Grace Jarmain PgDip Registered MBACP
MBACP - A member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
Trained to Ma level through a University education. Over 20 years in training and15 years client experience. With my clients I offer support to those who need someone to listen, People in distress and those who have suffered a trauma which includes anxiety, generalised social anxiety, bereavement, the LGBT community including transtioining clients, divorce, separation and life changes. I work using, Relational therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy and Person Centred Counselling.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Completed a Postgraduate Diploma /Ma programme in Therapeutic Counselling training at the University of Hertfordshire in 2006
- 10 years experience of Tutoring and Lecturing on Diploma Courses - Psychodynamic and/or Integrative
- Current training in Mindfulness for mindfulness based practice - Internship
- Qualified as a Counsellor in dual module training in Psychodynamic and Humanistic Counselling.
- Course Director for Sirvana Banks Training developing Diploma and Foundation Courses in Counsellor training and CPD - specific workshops.
- Trained in Telephone Counselling
- Transgender Issues
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Suffering of any kind can heal in a supportive environment.
Pain, both physical and emotional, sadness, depression, anxious, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, grief, low self esteem, panic attacks, separation anxiety, and healing from unhealthy relationships.
My background in supporting individuals with emotional trauma, divorce, addiction, stress related difficulties, gender issues, spiritual support and general questioning of life issues at transitional times in life.
Supporting those who feel lonely and isolated.
Individual, couples and families.
Dependant on salary
- Long Term
- Short Term - Brief Counselling
- Solutions Focused/coaching
- Telephone Counselling
- IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY BY SKYPE EVERY MONDAY
- One day relationship courses available for those wishing to explore their intimate connections who may find it hard to find time for weekly counselling or those who wish to dedicate time for understanding any ‘stuck’ issues that are coming between them and loved ones.
I have undertaken psychodynamic training and humanistic training
I have also interned with a Leading Mindfulness Teacher on the principles and practice of mindfulness.
I have a working understanding of CBT although not formerly trained.
I attend personal development training and practices weekly to maintain my professional standard.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Mon -Friday and Sat am
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|