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About me

Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile - choosing a Counsellor can seem daunting, but you've got this far!

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

I am a qualified accredited Counsellor,  who uses a psychodynamic model of counselling - this means I not only look at what is happening in the here and now, but also take into account childhood experiences that continue to impact you into adulthood.

I can also help people identify opportunities and goals in their life for personal improvement and growth.

HOW TO GET STARTED:

  • 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 I can answer any questions you may have. We will look briefly at what has brought you here, how counselling works, what confidentiality means, what your expectations may be etc.
  • 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,  Accredited

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 additional training in Bereavement, Loss and Grief, Dealing with Anxiety and Depression, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Post-abuse trauma, Self-Harm, Shame, Gender Identity and Narcissism to name but a few.

Member organisations

ACC

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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Fees

From £20.00 to £60.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Initial 30 minute consultation - FREE

Individual Counselling - £35 per 1 hour session

Couples Counselling £60 per 90 minute session

Concessions:  Key Workers/Counselling students own personal therapy /OAP'S (70+)£20 per session

Payment by Cash, Bank Transfer or PayPal

Cancellations Charges: 

Missed session - Full amount

Cancelled with less than 24 hours notice -  £20

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I am currently seeing clients face to face, as well offering telephone or online counselling

I endeavour to arrange the assessment session within one week of application.

No waiting list!

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 hold an Enhanced DBS Certificate and have Public Liability Insurance

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.

Southport
United Kingdom
PR9

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations

Key details

DBS checked

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

Online platforms

Zoom
Debra Nolan Accredited Counsellor Dip.Couns

Debra Nolan Accredited Counsellor Dip.Couns