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Deborah Banks BAppSocSci(Couns), M.A.C.A. (Level 4) is an integrative counsellor and psychotherapist with seven years experience post qualification.


After four years of private practice on the Southern Tablelands, Deborah relocated to the Northern Rivers in April 2021 and is now providing counselling for couples and individuals in a private setting on a beautiful macadamia farm in Wollongbar.

Prior to opening her first private practice, Deborah was the CEO and counsellor at Lou's Place, a daytime refuge for women in Kings Cross. Deborah was a council member of the Corrective Services NSW Women's Advisory Council and has held positions on the boards of Domestic Violence NSW and the Mental Health Coordinating Council. 

Deborah draws on a range of theoretical approaches to meet you at your point of need:

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  • Couples counselling

  • Marriage preparation

  • Relationship issues

  • Domestic violence specialist

  • Registered NDIS provider

  • Anxiety and depression

  • Trauma recovery

  • Mental health issues

  • Grief and loss

  • Workplace issues