What was good was the expertise and experience of Deborah. Really clearly laid out. Really supportive and encouraging. I enjoyed and found Deborah’s anecdotal accounts really useful. They gave me much to think about. The really thorough treatment of ethics was most beneficial. (Katrina Pitts, therapist, London)


I liked the pace and the practise in a safe environment. Very stimulating and excited at the prospect of practising newly acquired skills (Wendy Willis, counsellor, Bucks)


Despite there being a considerable amount of information, the timing and space for questions and reflection was just right. Very enjoyable and very useful. (Sue Parker, counsellor)
A lovely balance of learning through a variety of methods. Very interactive and felt like a safe learning environment. A very enabling approach by Debbie, acknowledging all participants’ experiences. A good acknowledgement of different learning styles. (Margaret Headland; Headland Therapy, London)


It was better than I had hoped for. Excellent. Clear, concise, grounded, informative, friendly, small numbers group (Maria Mead, counsellor)
Debbie was an extremely generous trainer with her thinking and resources. She was also relaxed in her style which put the group at their ease. (Abigail, therapist, London)

‘Fabulously informative workshop on the how to and why of setting up as a couples counsellor. I recommend it highly. Excellent, with brilliant handouts’ (Tara, therapist, London)

‘Excellent attention to detail. The course draws attention to the most important considerations and provides a comprehensive toolkit for anyone starting out as a couples counsellor’ (Phil Martin, therapist, Bournemouth).

‘An extremely clear and informative course. Very well organised. Delivered with clarity and warmth. Very useful.’ (Kate Renner, Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living, Herts)

‘Debbie and Simon are great trainers. the four dates were informative, insightful and fun. I loved the range of teaching methods and have already recommended the course to two colleagues. Fantastic handouts also. Lovely and safe group.’ (Phil Puttock, counsellor, Brighton)

‘I found most helpful the depth of experience of both leaders….the supervision of role-plays was done well and helpfully. Everyone was given permission to join in or sit it out or passively participate. I found that sensitive’ (B, therapist)


♦ “Absolutely fantastic course, jam-packed with information and resources. Will definitely be recommending to fellow counsellors.”

                                                                Katie, Private Practitioner

♦ “An excellent overview to couples counselling offering you a strong base to start practising with growing confidence”

                                                                Isabel, Letchworth Centre

♦  I found the course very enlightening and full of information. Highly recommended course. You will get all the information you need to move forward in couples counselling. Debbie is an inspirational teacher and I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to work with couples.

                                                               Counsellor attending London course

♦  I would certainly recommend this course to anyone who is thinking of starting out on couples counselling. Be ready to discover how much there is to take on board. Debbie is a fantastic tutor. 

                                                              Counsellor attending London course.