Let me say first off that i've never really been to a full out professional salon. Deborah is the only hair specialist I've seen so far for all my cosmetic needs.
I don't think that because of it, I don't have the right to say that Deborah does an exceptional job at hair styling that competes with chain-wide salon stores.
I wouldn't really recomment going to her for short cuts though....eh, long cuts are okay, but with short cuts, I think you can get a better job at somewhere else. My mother has been going to Deborah for her short cuts for a long time, but well, I don't really think much about her hair....I tried giving Deborah a suggestion to make my mother's hair more piecy and less....er, square (it is SO blocky), and when she was done styling, it was STILL blocky. nice.
But anyways, Deborah is such a nice person to talk to =) I highly recommend her services.