Kate is fluent in German and she is happy to work with people who would feel more comfortable speaking in this language.
Kate's way of workingKate is a person-centred / experiential therapist which means that she aims to help clients explore their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a safe, confidential and supportive environment. She sees each client as unique and works to support each individual to gain a better understanding of themselves and their lives. Kate may use elements of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) in her client work where she feels this meets the needs and preferences of an individual.
Kate's background and trainingKate has extensive experience of working, studying and living in various countries. She has worked in many different fields including as a volunteer counsellor providing person-centred therapy to the general public and students and in social care, financial services, and language tuition.
Kate has an MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of Strathclyde, a COSCA Certificate in Listening Skills from the University of Glasgow, and an MSc in Psychological Studies (conversion) from the University of Glasgow. As well as studying psychology and psychotherapy, Kate previously studied modern languages and international relations.
Kate is an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Kate charges £75 per session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.