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Deborah Kellaway
Counsellor in Christchurch - Registered 3+ Years

Registered Counsellor Deborah Kellaway
181B Barrack Road
BH23 2AR
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  • Individual 45 - 50 minutes
  • Couple 65 - 60 minutes
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Working Hours

  • Mondays8am - 6pm
  • Tuesdays8am - 6pm
  • Wednesdays8am - 6pm
  • Thursdays8am - 6pm
  • Fridays8am - 6pm

Issue Covered

  • Abuse
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Depression
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Sexual Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress


  • Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

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3+ Years Post-Registration Experience

Hi. I am Deborah Kellaway. I'm a registered counsellor - I assist individuals and couples with their emotional wellbeing. I have private and voluntary sector experience as a counsellor. My interest includes depression, self esteem and social anxiety disorder, and the particular challenges encountered by men, transgender people and women.

What to Expect

An initial assessment session enables you to discover if you feel comfortable with me, discuss what concerns you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and determine if therapy may benefit you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an initial assessment session in Christchurch.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT concentrates on how your thoughts (cognitions) affect your emotions and actions. It recognises and addresses unhelpful thoughts which perpetuate the issues you encounter. The objective of cognitive behavioural therapy is for you to have healthier thoughts and emotions.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) suggests CBT for alcohol dependence, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), panic disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), self harm and social anxiety disorder.


Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You decide which matter regarding your childhood and/or adult life you discuss. An objective of counselling is to enable you to talk about a difficulty and find a way forward that is right for you.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends counselling for depression.

Qualifications Timeline

Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory
Redlands Counselling Training (UK)
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Registered Counsellor
Therapeutic Counselling
Redlands Counselling Training (UK)

Deborah abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Location Detail

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Jumpers Common, Tuckton, Christchurch, Wick, Southbourne, Holdenhurst, Holdenhurst Village, Burton, Pokesdown, Winkton, Stanpit, Boscombe, Sopley, Somerford, Hurn, Lower Waterditch, Mudeford, Throop, Charminster, Neacroft

Nearest Train Stations

  • Christchurch (0.5 miles)
  • Pokesdown (1.5 miles)
  • Bournemouth (3.1 miles)
  • Hinton Admiral (3.6 miles)
  • Branksome (5.5 miles)
  • New Milton (6.2 miles)
  • Parkstone (6.8 miles)
  • Poole (8.4 miles)
  • Sway (8.7 miles)
  • Hamworthy (9.8 miles)

Wheelchair access: No

Updated 13 March 2018