Jacinta Deacon

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Colchester, Essex, CO6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My aim is to provide a warm and welcoming, confidential and comfortable space for Adults and Children (11yrs - 18yrs) to safely explore issues that are causing difficulties or distress. 

I offer both long term and short term sessions and have experience in working with a broad range of issues such as:-

Depression and Low Mood 
Trauma and Abuse
Sexual Violence 
Loss and Bereavement  

I am passionate about inclusivity and I have extensive experience and understanding in working with neurodivergence, especially Autism and ADHD 

Training, qualifications & experience

My training is psychodynamic which involves the linking of our past and present, although experience and further training enables me to also work in the 'here and now' with a more solution focussed approach.

I am also qualified to work with Young People (aged 11-18) and have also undertaken additional training in working with Autism. 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£50.00 per session

When I work

I offer daytime sessions with some evening availability. 

Further information

It is so important for you to feel comfortable and safe with the counsellor you work with and so I offer a free 30 min initial appointment so that we can discuss your hopes for counselling. I work with adults and young people and offer in person sessions at my practice, and online video sessions also.

Colchester, Essex, CO6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Jacinta Deacon
Jacinta Deacon