Debbie Livingston

Debbie Livingston

UKCP Psychotherapist and Counsellor (PSA Reg)

UKCP Supervisor 

Master Practitioner in Eating Disorders & Obesity

 

Specialist areas

General Counselling and Psychotherapy

Eating Disorders and Obesity

Asperger's in Psychotherapy

 

Contact: 07740587822

 

Biography:

I am a UKCP registered psychotherapist and counsellor.  I qualified with a Masters Degree  in Transpersonal Counselling and Psychotherapy (2004), a Master Practitioner in Practitioner Skills in Eating Disorders and Obesity (2001 and 2012) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (2003).  I studied CBT with the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre (2007). I have attended and completed Continuous Professional Development (CPD) thorughout my professional career.


I began working with clients in 1999 and established my private practice in 2001. I worked for the NHS Berkshire Eating Disorders Service (2002-2018) and worked as a Principal and Senior Clinican within the team. During that time I provided both individual and group supervision to clinical staff in both adult and CAMHS transistion services. I continue to provide clinical supervision in my private practice. I have been a Network Practitioner for the National Centre for Eating Disorders since 2001.

 

I worked with the Bridge Pastoral Foundation on their 4 year Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy and a group and workshop facilitator.

 

In 2012, whilst on sebatical as the clinical lead, I presented a workshop on Eating Disorders and Apserger's correlation, assessment and treatment to 200 delegates from the NHS. Together with Colleagues, presented Assessment Skills at Prospect Park Hospital to GPs for a CPD event and later that year presented to Bracknell CMHT. 

 

I have worked with The Cardinal Clinic, Windsor as a sessional worker and group facilitator.

 

Between 2010-2017, I was the Chair of Reading Therapies Group—a network of counsellors and psychotherapists in the Reading and surrounding Berkshire area. The committee actively promote the furtherance of good psychotherapeutic practice and arrange a programme of lectures and workshops to augment the professional development of its members. I was a committee member for 16 years.  For all enquiries regarding the programme and joining membership please click here.

 

In 2011-15 I served on the UKCP HIPC Ethics and Complaints Committees and was a member of the Review Group for the Central Complaints Process.

 

I am currently studying a PhD in professional practice at Canterbury Christ Church University looking at autism in psychotherapy (2019-present)

I work collaborateively with colleagues in the private sector and here introduce you to two competent, committed and experienced clleagues.

Dr Christian Buckland

Doctor of Psychology in Psychotherapy and Counselling

Founder of Wokingham Psychology

 

Contact:

0118 968 0900

 

Woosehill Medical Centre​

Fernlea Drive

Wokingham

Berkshire RG41 3DR

 

Speciality areas

  • a wide range of psychiatric disorders
  • adults of all ages, adolescents and children aged 11+ 
  • Eating Distress and Dietary Chaos psychological group
  • professional advisor to a national UK charity called Anorexia Bulimia Care (ABC for short)

 

Location:

Finchampstead

Berkshire RG40 4RZ

Whoosehill Medical Centre

Fernlea Drive

Wokingham

Berkshire RG41 3DR

Contact me today!

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact me:

M:07740 58 78 22
E:
debbie@therapyforlife.org.uk

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