Debra Nolan

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Accredited Counsellor Dip.Couns/Counselling Supervisor
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Southport, United Kingdom, PR9
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

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. This is relevant to couples counselling as well, as we bring our whole historic selves into a relationship!

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


  • 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 where we can talk briefly about what you are looking for, and if you feel you want to go ahead, I will email you a self-referral form.
  • Your counselling will then 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.

Couples Counselling

As couples, we bring our whole selves into the mix and somehow expect a magical meeting of minds! The focus of couples counselling is the 'relationship' - how it has evolved over time, what has come in that needs to go; what has gone that needs to come back!
Relationship counselling looks at your individual influences from childhood, helps you to gain self-awareness together to increase mutual understanding as to how you convey your needs , and uses tools to help you both find effective and healthy ways to communicate.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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Association for Christian Counsellors (ACC)

The Association of Christian Counsellors and Linked Professions 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

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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Association for Christian Counsellors

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£35.00 - £60.00

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Individual Adults - £45 per 1 hour session

Couples Counselling £60 per 90 minute session

Concessions:  Counselling students own personal therapy £35 per session

Payment by Cash, Bank Transfer or PayPal (before the session)

Cancellations Charges: 

Missed session - Full amount

Cancelled with less than 24 hours notice -  £25

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

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

I am flexible within the hours I offer to accommodate busy lives.

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 myself 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

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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

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In person

CPCAB Level 6 Supervisor

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Debra Nolan
Debra Nolan