Deborah Fagan
Registered Member MBACP (Accred), UKRCP Reg Ind        

07950 499165 - email deborah1@live.co.uk

 
 

Deborah Fagan - MBACP (Accred.) , UKRCP Reg. Ind, Counsellor/Psychotherapist

I offer integrative and psychotherapeutic counselling and have extensive experience with adolescents and school children as well as vulnerable adolescents and adults. I have helped in assisting them with substance and alcohol abuse and family conflicts and I also work in an Emotion Focussed way with groups on self-esteem and anger management. I am also a couples counsellor and work with familes.

 

I use drum work (shamanic healing), visualisation techniques for relaxation and detoxification including help in stopping smoking.

 

I have worked as a counsellor on mental health cases using the guidelines of the DSM V (previously DSM IV), with the organisations MIND and ‘Together’. I worked with these clients on a long-term basis, which was often combined with drug treatment provided by a consultant psychiatrist and with consultations with their CPNs.

 

I am a fully qualified therapeutic Supervisor, working with both individuals and groups. I support trainee psychotherapists and counsellors as well as those who are fully accredited in their practice with ongoing issues and containment in their professional role.

 

Location & Access Near Tooting Bec Common, close to Tooting Bec and Tooting Broadway Tube stations, and Balham Tube/Rail station. Buses 319, 155, 219, 355, 249.

 

Testimonials Due to the nature of counselling, no names have been included.

 

 
   

“Deborah was amazing in the way she helped me to see issues from different perspectives and to think outside the box, so that I could solve my problems.”

 

"I had been working with Deborah for 12 sessions and thought that I had dealt with all of my issues. Through further work I became aware of deep seated issues from childhood which were linked with my alcohol misuse. I realised I had been using alcohol as a crutch and a mask to disguise the pain. Over time and with Deborah's support I was able to reduce my intake and work through the pain until I was finally able to discard the mask and become more self aware. By the end of 24 sessions I was finally able to support myself emotionally and psychologically without the need for alcohol."

 

"Deborah helped me through using shells, stones and marbles to see myself and get a better understanding of my feelings which I was finding difficult to put into words. Also I found her clay easy to use without talking. I could break it up, add to it and change its positions when talking about my family. Sometimes it's hard to keep opening up on my sessions and it felt easier to use materials. I loved the session work with my therapist, I found it easy and natural to talk to Deborah. I always worried what we would talk about but once in my session it always felt like 5 minutes and I have always benefited from our sessions and will not hesitate to return in the future if I need to."

   
   
   
     
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