Kathryn Lock, MBACP Registered Counsellor

Kathryn Lock, MBACP Registered Counsellor

67 Waterloo Gardens
Cardiff
Caerdydd
CF23 5AB

I am unable to take further enquiries until 01-Aug-2017

07428 183000

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67 Waterloo Gardens
Cardiff
Caerdydd
CF23 5AB

07428 183000

About me

Hi,
It can be good to talk. Counselling can offer you a supportive space, which can be both positive and enriching. It can enable you to talk through your difficulties in a place that is warm, non-judgemental and confidential.
Counselling can help with many things and can help to create real change. Counselling, is designed to be helpful to you. It isn't always easy at first but it can help you work through all kinds of difficulties. There is no set way of being you just bring yourself as you are.
Prior to starting any sessions, I would ask to speak to you briefly over the telephone. This will enable us to establish whether I am the right counsellor for you. I offer both brief and long term appointment work. The environment is based in a quiet residential area in Cardiff, easy to get too and with easy parking. Over many years, I have supported many individuals of different faiths, race, sexuality and gender. I am also experienced with working with young people, especially students.

What happens next, just email me and I will try to contact you within a 24-48 hour period.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Integrative)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Therapeutic Play and Playwork (children and young people)

I am a registered member of the BACP.
The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) is a professional body and a registered charity that sets standards for therapeutic practice and provides information for therapists, clients of therapy, and the public. http://www.bacpregister.org.uk/public

Continuous Professional Practice 2017/2018:

  • Emotional Freedom Technique
  • Understanding Autism
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional Resilience
  • Solution Focused Counselling
  • Trauma focused tools

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Counselling Fees:

  • £40 per (50min) session
  • Concessions are available to students and individuals on low income. Experience in supporting trainee student counsellors.



Further information

Working with children:
I have previously worked as an Operational Coordinator for a school based counselling service in Newport, Gwent. My background has incorporated working with children and vulnerable adults; specialising in working with siblings (children and adults) whose siblings have a disability. I am experienced in supporting children with leanring difficulties. I have previously coordinated a childrens befriender service for Barnardos and delivered parenting courses. I have also supported young people in looked after care, and as a visiting advocate for NYAS (national youth advocacy service)
I am experienced in counselling children and young people, with experience of counselling within education.

Working with adults:
I have a background in social care, working in supported housing, floating support and parenting work. I'm experienced in working with adults with learning disabilities and have counselling in both staff counselling in the NHS - based at the UHW. I also have experience of counselling in primary care, working in GP surgeries in Cardiff.

Iam expeimced in working with a diverse group of individuals and have an awareness of working with difficulties relating to gender and sexuality.

Maps & Directions

Cardiff, CF23 5AB

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
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