Catherine Altson MSc, Registered MBACP (Accred).

Catherine Altson  MSc, Registered MBACP (Accred).

Asana Health
52A Old London Road
Kingston Upon Thames

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Asana Health
52A Old London Road
Kingston Upon Thames


About me

I am a professionally accredited counsellor and psychotherapist based in Kingston, KT2.

My integrative approach means that I draw on several different schools of thought including psychodynamic, person-centred and existential approaches, but the heart of my practice is my aim to provide a space for you that is supportive and non-judgmental, in order to help you explore whatever it is that's troubling you.

People consider counselling for a number of different reasons at different times in their lives, and you might be wondering whether counselling is right for you.  Most clients therefore find it helpful to come in for an initial consultation session, to meet me in person and discuss what it is that's brought them to therapy, and then they can take some time to reflect on whether to proceed with regular therapy sessions. I am happy to work with clients in either a short term or open ended way.

I have been working as a therapist for several years, developing my practice and gaining experience working within the NHS, bereavement services and The Samaritans.  I currently teach as a visiting lecturer at the University of Roehampton (MSc Counselling and Psychotherapy).

For more information about how I work, see:

Training, qualifications & experience

My Qualifications

  • MSc in Counselling & Psychotherapy (University of Roehampton)
  • Certificate of Higher Education in Counselling & Counselling Skills (Birkbeck University)
  • BA in Psychology and Communication (University of South Africa)
  • Awareness in Bereavement Care Foundation Course (CRUSE, Acentis accredited)

My Experience

I currently see clients in private practice, and have been teaching as a visiting lecturer on the MSc Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of Roehampton since 2013.
Previous experience includes:

  • The South London and Maudsley (SLaM) NHS Foundation Trust
  • A community based Bereavement Service
  • The Samaritans

Professional Membership

I am a member of the following professional organisations:

  • The Universities Psychotherapy and Counselling Association (MUPCA)
  • The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapists - Registered MBACP (Accred)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


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Concessions are available to students and low income / unemployed clients - please contact me for further details

Maps & Directions

Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 6QF

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Monday to Friday 9:00am - 7:00pm

Types of client

Older adults
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