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Debra Nolan Accredited Counsellor Dip.Couns

Southport, United Kingdom, PR9
07813 172933 07813 172933

About me

Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile - I can imagine you've scrolled through so many already!

By offering you the opportunity to process things at your own pace, in a confidential, non-judgemental and respectful environment, I hope we can work together to enable you to come to a better understanding of the difficulties you face, to explore where you fit in your world and to find peace within it.

I am a qualified accredited counsellor, who uses an integrative psycho-dynamic model of counselling - this not only looks at what is happening in the here and now, but also takes into account those childhood experiences that continue to impact us into adulthood (whether we are aware of them or not!) My model of counselling also incorporates the teachings of Gerard Egan, which aims to help people identify opportunities and goals in their life for personal improvement and growth.


You've taken the brave first step to look for a counsellor. You can email me first, or just jump straight in and call me. If I'm unable to get to the phone, leave me a message and I will ring you back as soon as possible. We can have an initial chat, and if you feel you want to go ahead, I will email you a self-referral form. I offer either a telephone assessment or face to face appointment (this will be free of charge), where we will look briefly at what has brought you here, how counselling works, confidentiality, the length of each session and frequency.  Your counselling will be arranged to fit your availability and will move at a pace you are comfortable with. What you talk about will be led by you, and you will not be forced to work on something that you are not comfortable discussing.

Training, qualifications & experience

CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Achieved Accreditation August 2020)

Transactional Analysis 101

Couples Counselling - Counselling Academy

PESI uk - Online Therapy Training - Telehealth for Mental Health Professionals

I have maintained Continuous Professional Development since qualifying, and have received training in Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Post-abuse trauma, Self-Harm, Gender Identity, Dealing with Anxiety and Depression, Narcissism to name but a few.

Enhanced DBS Certificate

Member organisations


Association for Christian Counsellors

The Association of Christian Counsellors is a professional body representing and setting standards for Christian counselling and care in the UK.

The organisation is made up of various different membership categories, including Counsellor and Accredited, and requires all members working as counsellors to undertake Continuous Professional Development on a regular basis.

Accredited register membership

Association for Christian Counsellors

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.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Integrative
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Initial 30 minute consultation - FREE

Individual Counselling - £35 per 1 hour session

Couples Counselling £60 per 90 minute session

Counselling students own personal therapy £20 per session

Payment by Cash, Bank Transfer or PayPal

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Further information

I am a Registered Accredited Counsellor with 'ACC', and in accordance with their ethical guideIines I have regularly monthly supervision and attend a minimum of 25 hours per year of continuous professional development to keep me up to date with current issues.

I am registered with the Information Commissioner's Office and you may ask to see my GDPR policy at any time with regard to how I use your personal information.

United Kingdom

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


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

I can offer telephone or video counselling if you are unable to leave your home.


I am currently now taking on new clients face to face, as well as continuing to offer telephone or online counselling.

Types of client

Older adults
Debra Nolan Accredited Counsellor Dip.Couns

Debra Nolan Accredited Counsellor Dip.Couns