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Debbie is a UKCP accredited psychotherapist with 11 years post-qualifying experience. She is qualified to work with adults, adolescents and children.
The approach she uses is Integrative, meaning that she tailors the way she works to the individual she is working with, making the psychotherapy as unique as you are.
For the younger client, Debbie uses a more creative approach to engage the young person including play, art, sand play, music, and drama.
Debbie obtained a BSc in Psychology from Queens University, Belfast in 2003, and went on to obtain a DipHe in Counselling in 2008 and a PgDip in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy in 2009. She also travelled to London to undertake training with the National Centre for Eating Disorders and now holds a Diploma in Eating Disorder Practitioner Skills. She is also fully trained in Child Protection.
Debbie is also the Chairperson an eating disorder charity CARED (Caring About Recovery from Eating Disorders), which delivers the New Maudsley Model to parents and carers who have a loved one with an eating disorder.
If you would like to book an initial assessment, or would simply like more information, please do not hesitate to contact Debbie on 07988723090 or drop her an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of interest
Abortion; Abuse; Addiction; Adolescents; Anger management; Anorexia; Anxiety; Attachment disorder; Bereavement; Binge-eating disorder; Bipolar disorder; Body dysmorphic disorder; Bulimia; Bullying; Child related issues; Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME; Depression; Dissociation; Domestic violence; Eating disorders; Family issues; Gender dysphoria; Generalised anxiety disorder; HIV/AIDS; Infertility; Leaving care; Low self-confidence; Low self-esteem; Miscarriage; OCD; Panic disorder; Passive aggressive behaviour; Personality disorders; Phobias; Post-traumatic stress disorder; Postnatal depression; Pregnancy and birth; Relationship issues; Seasonal affective disorder; Self-harm; Separation and divorce; Sexuality; Stress; Suicidal thoughts; Terminal illness; Trauma; Work related stress
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
- Debbie Howard
- 30 Kinwood Grange Bangor BT19 6FD
- 07988 723090
- BSc Psychology Queens University, Belfast 2003
- DipHe Counselling NRC 2009
- PgDip Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Awaken School of Outcome Oriented Therapies 2009
- Cert. in Counselling Studies CPCAB 2005
- Cert. in Counselling Skills CPCAB 2005
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- UKCP Registered Psychotherapist United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy 2011
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Psychotherapy session - (>50)