Kathleen Taylor MBACP (Accred), Dip Integrative Therapeutic Counselling

Kathleen Taylor  MBACP (Accred), Dip Integrative Therapeutic Counselling

Swansea
Abertawe
SA2

07496 154164

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Swansea
Abertawe
SA2

07496 154164

About me

My name is Kath Taylor and I am a registered/accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I am a fully qualified and experienced counsellor offering a professional, welcoming and confidential counselling service. I offer long, medium or short term work with my practice being informed by the latest evidence based research.

I work by listening attentively and respectfully with an open mind to what clients are saying, ensuring I understand what they mean. I work collaboratively with clients to help them find different ways of thinking about their issues, make better life decisions, manage themselves, people and/or situations more effectively and so feel better about themselves and their lives. 

I am happy to work with people who contact me directly or via a referral. The first session gives us the opportunity to see if we are comfortable working with each other and contracting.

I am a mother and carer for my husband. As a result I have personal experience of the challenges of being a working mum, a carer and the impact of long term illness. Before I trained as a counsellor I worked as a secondary school teacher and head of department for ten years and as a  lecturer at South Wales University, (formerly UWN).

I work in the Uplands area of Swansea.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified counsellor and a Registered/Accredited member of the BACP. I studied at South Wales University, (formerly University of Wales, Newport)
I have a Postgraduate Diploma in Therapeutic Integrative Counselling Level 7 and a Postgraduate Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Level 5.

I have been working as a counsellor for ten years since 2007. I have experience of counselling in many different settings such as the NHS, charities, schools, colleges and private practice. I have worked with men, women, teenagers and children from diverse backgrounds and at present I work for The Exchange Counselling Service in Swansea.

I have worked with many different client issues such as: depression, anxiety, family issues, self esteem, bereavement, abuse, anger, work issues among many others.

Other qualifications:
PGCE Secondary in Geography
BSc (Hons) Degree in Environmental Management

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I work mainly as a talking therapist but I am happy to use creative resources and techniques if requested and where appropriate.

Fees

£40 per 50 minute session (negotiable in certain circumstances)

Further information

I subscribe to the BACP Ethical Framework and Code of Professional Practice and hold Professional Civil Liability Insurance and an Enhanced Disclosure DBS Certificate.

If you are interested please call my mobile number to ask for more information or to make an appointment. If I don't answer the phone please leave a message with your name and number and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Maps & Directions

Swansea, SA2

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Monday and Friday day times, early evenings throughout the week and Saturday mornings.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme