Nigel Deacon

Nigel Deacon

Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

Languages spoken: English

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Therapist - Cambridge

Cambridge CB1
Sessions from £55.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

I am an accredited member of the BACP with 14 years experience, having trained at the University of Cambridge. I provide individual counselling in the east city centre of Cambridge. Currently, because of COVID-19, I only practice remotely accessed on-line counselling (for example through Zoom) or telephone counselling. I offer both short term and long term therapy. Short term therapy will usually focus on one particular aspect of what is troubling you. Long term therapy will be more like a journey that we take together to places inside you that you might not have been for a long time. At times you may feel a little scared or uncertain but I will be there listening to you non-judgmentally, with empathy, and support. To make sure we are on the right track we will agree on periodic reviews on how things are going.

Practice description

I am an Integrative Counsellor biased towards the psychodynamic approach. So, you will be able to receive whatever type of counselling most suits you. Counselling is about becoming the person you were meant to be; and we can explore how best to take that road together. You will not be expected to know the answers, indeed, the words "I don't know" can often be a good starting point. Setting aside the same time each week for your sessions is a good idea because it marks that time as your time.

My first session

The start of our first session will often be quite factual. You will find out what you can expect from me and I will talk a little about the counselling process itself. We will talk about what you hope to get from the sessions. That will enable me to get to know from your own words.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cultural issues, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Women's issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Emotion focused therapy, Existential, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited