Dr. Charley Deacon

Charley is passionate about working with young people and families and offers a friendly and down-to-earth approach to therapy. Charley places particular value on building strong therapeutic relationships with the young people that she works with, believing that this is an essential part of offering a safe space to talk. She tailors therapy to meet individual needs and works collaboratively with young people to gain a shared understanding of their difficulties. Her aim is to allow young people to feel heard and understood, as well as helping them to build on their strengths and to make the desired changes in their lives. She offers a range of psychological therapies including short and long-term approaches to support individuals with their difficulties; these include low mood and depression, low self-esteem, anxiety, trauma and OCD, as well as family and relational difficulties.

Charley has many years’ experience working in mental health services within both charities and the NHS. She currently works in a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service as well as in private practice. She is a Counselling Psychologist registered with the HCPC.

Qualifications:

Doctorate in Counselling Psychology – University of East London

Masters in Psychology – University of East London

BA (Hons) Applied Psychology and Sociology – University of Brighton

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