Mrs Deborah Bardua: Counselling
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Mrs Deborah Bardua

Counselling

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Counselling
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Trauma focused CBT

About me

Whether you are taking the first brave steps in finding help with issues that you have identified, struggling to discover what the problem is, or maybe at a stage in your life when you are ready to look at issues that have been around for longer than you can remember, I offer a professional, compassionate and experienced counselling service.

I have been a therapist for 10 years, working with MIND in my early years of training and in private practice and at the The Priory Chelmsford since 2009 to 2014 where I was instrumental in writing and implementing individual and group work for both short and long term therapy for both the in-patient and day patient programmes. This has given me a wealth of experience in working with conditions that range from depression, anxiety and phobias to the more complex conditions such as Personality Disorders and dependency/addiction issues. I have also worked extensively with Obsessive Compulsive disorder (OCD), trauma, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), schema therapy,pain,adjustment disorders such as break down of relationship, redundancy, adoption, miscarriage, disabilities, pregnancy and birth, learning difficulties and postnatal depression.

I offer both 1-1 therapy and group work for those who would benefit from interaction with others with similar problems and have need of longer term therapy.

I work integratively, however my principal approaches and passions are : -

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
Schema Therapy/Life Traps
Mindfulness

(Dialectic/Dialectical Behavioural Therapy is structured therapy for clients with Personality Disorders including BPD. It covers four modules: Emotional Regulation, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Core Mindfulness Training.)

I work within NICE guidelines which incorporates measures to ensure that you are receiving the right therapy for you. In other words, I do not believe in forcing you into a jacket that does not fit as this would be forever uncomfortable. I offer an extensive assessment to gain a full understanding of your presenting problems and their origins.

I am an Accredited Member of BACP – MBACP(Accred.) – and am bound by their Code of Ethics.
(http://www.bacp.co.uk/ethical_framework/)

I am also an Accredited member of the National Counselling Society (NCS) - MNCS (Acc) - and abide by the NCS Code of Ethics.
(http://www.nationalcounsellingsociety.org/listening-to-clients/code-of-ethics/)

Areas of interest

Depression;Anxiety;Phobias;Personality Disorders; Addiction;Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD);Trauma;Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD);Schema therapy;Pain;Adjustment disorders

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Eating disorders
  • Gynaecological disorders
  • Pain management
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Procedures completed

  • AA808

    Counselling session - (5-50)

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