Kate Phillips PG Dip Integrative Psychotherapy. BACP Regstered

Kate Phillips   PG Dip Integrative Psychotherapy. BACP Regstered

East Sussex


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East Sussex


About me

I am a fully qualified counsellor with twenty years experience of working therapeutically with a broad range of people from all walks of life.

I am trained Integratively, which means I am able to draw upon a range of therapeutic skills and approaches to suit your individual needs. We will work within a safe and confidential space where you can explore your thoughts and feelings to develop new ways of coping with life's challenges and begin to experience more happiness and fulfillment in life.

You may have a specific issue you want to bring to counselling such as addiction ar anxiety or maybe you just have a sense that something's not right – or just keep coming up against the same problems in your relationships, with friends, family or people you work with.

I can offer you both short-term or long-term work, and we will decide together and review regularily how the work is going.

Some people I work with, want short-term counselling to tackle a particular problem, for example they may be worried about their alcohol or drug use, if this is the case I am in a good position to assist having worked in drug and alcohol services for many years. I have a deep understanding and extensive experience of working with people to  change and let go of harmful addictive behaviours and this can often be done in a relatively short period of time.

I have provided short-term more structured type counselling/coaching but am also able to move towards a deeper psychodynamic approach should other issues such as trauma and loss emerge during the process and you can be assured that you will be contained through this safely, and only when you are ready.

I offer a low-cost initial consultation, where I can explain how I work and you can ask me any questions you may have. You can then decide whether counselling with me will be helpful for you.

Training, qualifications & experience


I have twenty years of experience in the fields of: mental health, addiction, counselling and psychotherapy. I work with Individuals, couples and young people.

  • Drug and Alcohol Counsellor – Addaction
  • Addictions Counsellor – CRI
  • Schools Counsellor – Dialogue/YMCA
  • Couples Counsellor – PATCHED
  • Drug and Alcohol Practitioner – Brighton Oasis Project


  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy – Northbrook College, Worthing
  • Certificate in Counselling – Brighton University
  • BA Hons Photographic Studies

Additional Training/Specialisms

  • Transactional Analysis 101
  • Relationship/family difficulties duo training
  • Trauma
  • Loss and attachment
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Adoption

As a member of the BACP I adhere to their code of ethics. I am fully insured, undertake regular clinical supervision and am committed to ongoing professional development.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Counselling for parents whose children are Adopted or living permanently with someone else.


Half price for the initial session.

£45 per 50 minute session. £55 for couples counselling.

I also offer a limited number of concessional slots, please ask about availability on enquiry.

Further information

Where is my counselling room?

I currently work from 360B Counselling Service, off Ditchling Road in Brighton.

Maps & Directions

Brighton, BN1

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


I am available all day on Fridays and Saturdays. Weekday evenings, Please call for full availability information.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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