Donald Deakin MA, BSc (Hons) MBACP

Donald Deakin MA, BSc (Hons) MBACP

96 Ditton Road


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About me

Hello, my name is Donald and I am an Integrative Psychotherapist offering qualified experienced support in the following areas:

  • Addiction: Substance misuse, alcohol and process addictions.
  • Eating Disorders: Anorexia, bulimia and obesity.
  • Counselling to family members caring for addicts and those struggling with eating disorder.
  • Relationship issues.
  • Repetitive destructive behaviors.

I have specialised training in eating disorders and many years of experience in addiction treatment.

My private practice is in Surbiton and am happy to visit Clients with reduced mobility in their homes.

I am a full member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and appear on their register.

Training, qualifications & experience

Before branching out to follow my own interests in late 2018 I was the clinical and administrative manager for A.S.C.A (The Addiction Support and Care Agency) which works to provide a comprehensive group and 1:1 Counselling Service for those suffering from alcoholism, substance mis-use and behavioral addictions in the Richmond and Kingston boroughs. I currently see a small number of clients in private practice.

I hold a Masters Degree in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from Roehampton University and am a member of the BACP bound by their ethical code in all my client work.

In addition I hold the Advanced Diploma in Eating Disorders and Nutritional Intervention offered by The National Center for Eating Disorders, a qualification recognized by The British Psychological Society.

As well as formal psychotherapeutic training I have extensive experience of breath-work, relaxation, meditation and mindfulness techniques which I often introduce to Clients who are suffering high degrees of stress, anxiety and depression.

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Accredited register membership


My fee is £55 per hour for 1 to 1 counselling sessions with some concessions.

One off consultation and advice on addiction and eating disorder concerns.

I also offer 2 hour intensive one-off sessions for people requiring solutions and new perspectives to pressing issues these cost £80.

Further information

My areas of specialisation are:

  • Addiction
  • Eating Disorder
  • Relationship Issues
  • Spiritual Development
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Identity Issues
  • Purpose
  • Dealing with the root causes of anger and negative thinking.

Maps & Directions

Surbiton, KT6 6RH

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Please phone for details, I can be flexible.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme