Debra Atkins

Debra Atkins


Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

Contact information

Phone number
01208 895657

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Therapist - Wadebridge

Wadebridge PL27
01208 895657
Contact Debra for session rate.

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary Rates

About me and my therapy practice

I am a fully qualified Psychotherapist with over 25 years post-qualifying experience.

I have worked in clinical settings, including CAMHS and the NHS, as well as statutory services including Cornwall, Devon and Bristol Avon North Somerset Local Authorities. I have worked with young people in Schools, Colleges, Crown Courts, and as an advocate within the criminal justice system.

My background is both in Mental Health and Safeguarding, and I specialise in helping young people and adults make sense of how early trauma and childhood experiences can impact on current difficulties, such as re-current depression and anxiety, or destructive cycles of addiction and insecure personal relationships.

I have extensive experience of young people's mental health and wellbeing, including issues of self harm and self-esteem.I have worked with looked-after children, children in Care and adoption issues.

I am an Accredited member of BACP and abide by the code of professional conduct and ethics. I work within Data protection guidelines and my practice is confidential and supervised.

My practice is fully inclusive and we share all decision making.

What I can help with

Addictions, Eating disorders, Phobias, Self-harm, Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Post-traumatic stress, Trauma, Coaching supervision, Personal development, ADD / ADHD, Asperger syndrome, Cancer, Disability, Health related issues, Cultural issues, Identity issues, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Women's issues, Adoption issues, Child related issues, Infertility, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Sex-related issues, Anger management, Redundancy, Stress, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Eclectic, Family therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Jungian, Person centred, Play therapy, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, Couples, EAP, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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