- Highly qualified with specific training in healing couple issues
- 10 years experience of working at Relate directly with couples
- Kind, compassionate, supportive and insightful
- Skills in educating couples on how to find connection
- Bringing knowledge and support to recover from relationship breakdown
- Thoughtful, patient and knowledgeable
- Sessions cost £65, held Tue 4.30-8pm and Wed lunch
- Based in Great Malvern, 15 Worcester Rd
Examples of Problems
Affairs and other secrets, personal identity, retirement adjustment, physical or mental ill health, prejudice or lack of understanding, communication difficulties such as rows or not talking, disagreements over money/sex/children etc, different levels of needs, struggle with boundaries, one person wanting to leave the relationship etc.
"Couple therapy is about working together to figure out how you've got into a difficult place; and with compassion, guidance and psychological knowledge... ...find a way through"
- Member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
- Approved Practitioner of Couple Therapy for Depression, Tavistock Relationships,
- MSc Counselling Psychology, Keele University,
- Qualified and Practising Relate Practitioner
- University Advanced Diploma in Couple Counselling, Relate, 2008-2010
- Four-year training in Existential /Humanistic Counselling and Psychotherapy, 1990-1994
Experience over past 28 years
- 10 years as Relate counsellor
- 5 years working with couples and individuals with mild to moderate mental health issues, such as couples where one partner is depressed. Included several years as GP surgery counsellor.
- 4 years working with couples and individuals affected by cancer, such as couples where one partner’s cancer diagnosis has affected the relationship
- 10 years monitoring/improving quality of care services in the NHS
- 8 years working with people with severe mental ill-health, including 4 years as a manager
- Several years teaching and training adults and teenagers in aspects of relationships, such as healthy relationships, separated parents and counselling skills.
- Cost is £65 per session
- Tuesday afternoon/ Evening and Wednesday lunch time
- Business Suite (Under WR15 hairdressers) 15 Worcester Rd, Great Malvern, WR14 4QY
Free Telephone Consult
All new clients are offered a free 10 minute telephone consult with Dr Abigail (who manages bookings for Debra and Helen).
Alternatively, email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 07835 177 251.