Kate Wilkie - PG Dip Counselling/Psychotherapy - Reg. MBACP

Kate Wilkie - PG Dip Counselling/Psychotherapy - Reg. MBACP


01202 002546 / 07894 705252

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01202 002546 / 07894 705252

About me

Hello, My name is Kate and I am a qualified BACP registered counsellor and psychotherapist of 14 years.

My private practice is in Southbourne where I offer warm and empathic therapy to help people make significant changes in personal growth and self development. As a qualified therapist, I offer support for the many challenges in life. The pace of life can be difficult for some of us. Separation and divorce can stop us in our tracks and it can be difficult to focus on our daily lives. Contact is an issue for many with difficulties in agreeing what's best for your child. I can help you with this from my experience in working with parents and children.

Making changes can be difficult, but feel reassured that we can work together to look at your unhelpful thinking and behaviour patterns. We can do this over a period of time to help you understand yourself or others in many different ways.

Depression and Anxiety can be a debilitating conditions which prevent us from taking part in many areas of our life. We can look at these conditions with a variety of treatments e.g. CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and Person-Centred. Changing the way we think for many years can be liberating and give us a different perspective in life. We can discuss this in the assessment process which is offered free of charge for 30 minutes.

As well as studying many therapies, my counselling is grounded in Person-Centred approach where I believe that people possess the capacity for healing themselves and growth if given the therapeutic environment and support they need.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • My training has been over many years as follows:
  • Diploma/HE in Social Work - Nottingham Trent University
  • Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling - Leicester University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Liverpool, John Moores University
  • Redlands College, Bournemouth - CBT
  • I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and hold full public liability/professional indemnity insurance.

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Accredited register membership


Fees for individuals -   £45

Fees for couples     -   £50

Fees for home visits - £45

Fees for CBT - Reduced fees to be discussed at Assessment

I offer a 30 minute telephone assessment which is free of charge. This is for you to find out more about me as your counsellor and ways of working together. There is no obligation to continue.

Maps & Directions

Southbourne, BH6

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


I am available during the day and evenings by arrangement.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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