Katharine Williams, PGDip, MBACP, Supervisor
01273 270706 / 07545 258649
I am an experienced Counsellor offering professional counselling support to help you explore your issues, manage difficult feelings and gain new perspectives. Short-term, time limited and longer-term counselling provided to individual/young/older adults for a wide range of issues. I offer Psychodynamic, CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), Integrative and Solution Focused approaches.
Initial consultation followed by weekly or more than once weekly ongoing counselling. Daytime and evening appointments available in Brighton and surrounding areas. Concessions available for those on low incomes. I work cross culturally, providing a safe and confidential counselling relationship, where both current problems and past concerns can be addressed.
Post-graduate training and experience as a Counselling Supervisor, with 20 years' mental health experience working across the NHS and Voluntary Sector, as a Counsellor, CEO, Director, Senior/Project Manager, plus 15 years’ business sector experience.
I qualified as a Psychodynamic Counsellor in 2002 with the University of Sussex, gained a CBT skills Certificate in 2012 and post-graduate Supervision Training in 2016. I am a registered member of the BACP and abide by their code of ethics.
Training, qualifications & experience
PG Dip Psychotherapeutic Counselling, University of Sussex (2002)
CBT Skills Certificate, Westminster Pastoral Foundation (2012)
Post Graduate Supervision Training (2016)
Katharine has worked in private practice and as a Counsellor from the Rock Clinic in Brighton since 2004 to the present day. She has also been providing CBT and has seen students at UCL (University College London) since 2013. She also provides counselling supervision. She held an Honorary Counsellor’s post for 3 years at Brighton’s NHS Psychology and Counselling department. She has also trained and volunteered as a drug and alcohol counsellor with Addaction (now CRI) and as a bereavement counsellor with Cruse.
She has experience working with a range of emotional difficulties including: Abuse, Addiction(s), Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress, Relationship issues, Self Esteem, Self Harm, Sexuality, Stress, Women's Issues, Work related issues.
Over the last 15 years Katharine also worked within two Brighton based charities overseeing and managing a range of health and mental health services: as Chief Executive of The Sussex Beacon (2008-2012); as Director of Threshold Women's Mental Health Initiative (2004-2007) and as their National Infoline Manager (2000-2004).
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Gender dysphoria
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Counselling/Psychotherapy/CBT at £40 - £55 per 50 minute session. Concessions available.
Supervision Fees at £45 per session.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Daytime and evenings from Monday to Friday in Brighton (Preston Park, East Brighton, Hove) and London.
Types of client
Supervision & training
I offer psychodynamic and integrative clinical supervision. .View supervision profile