Kate Daniels, MBACP, Counsellor, Psychotherapist & Coach
I am a BACP registered counsellor and coach based in central Cambridge, with experience of working in private practice, higher education and family therapeutic settings.
I provide counselling to all adult individuals and have particular experience of working with young people. I am also a life skills and performance coach, working largely in the higher education sector.
I offer a secure and accepting space in which you will be listened to in complete confidentiality. Through our collaborative working relationship, you will be supported in exploring -- and making sense of -- any areas of confusion, distress or conflict in your life.
My areas of experience
- Anger Management
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME
- Cultural Adjustment Issues
- Emotional Eating
- Identity Problems
- LGBT issues
- Mental Health Issues
- Personal Development
- Sex-related Issues
- Sexual Identity
- Study-related Issues
- Women's Issues
- Work-related issues
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold an Advanced Diploma in Counselling (2011) from the Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge. My orientation is psychodynamic, though I am experienced in integrative practice. I am currently part-way through my Diploma in Coaching, also at the University of Cambridge.
I have worked for over twenty years in higher education, and am a university lecturer, director of studies, university coach and trainer. I have counselled in private practice, at Cambridge Complementary for Therapies and Treatments, Mr Bee's Family Centre, Norfolk, and at the University of Cambridge Counselling Service (student service).
I deliver open-ended and brief therapy to all adults, and work extensively with women, young people and international clients.
I have undertaken CPD training in working with LGBT clients (Pink Therapy); intercultural therapy (Nafsiyat); emotional eating; psychopathology; clinical assessment; and working with clients on the autistic spectrum (WPF Therapy).
I am a Registered Member of the BACP and adhere to its Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy.
I am an Affiliated Member of the Association for Coaching.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Cultural adjustment issues for international clients.
- Working with clients on the autistic spectrum.
- Higher education (HE) counselling and coaching: transition and adjustment to UK HE; productivity and time management; study block; procrastination and perfectionism; assertiveness; stress management; exams and intermission.
- General life coaching: supporting growth; communication; overcoming 'blocks'; problem-solving and decision-making; skills development; enhancing your performance; supporting change; career development; supporting endings.
You will be offered a regular appointment for a 50-minute session, known as a 'therapeutic hour'. Your therapy may be long- or short-term; I will help you decide what is best for you.
Cost is £40 per session.
I offer evening sessions.
I work from my central Cambridge home near to Coldham's Common and close to the Beehive Centre.
My home is fully accessible and there is free parking nearby.
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