Katrina Moore MBACP
07701 031898 / 07701031898
I believe that good mental health is the key to a happy and fulfilled life, and this can be accomplished when we take time to understand ourselves. Honouring our individuality and learning to appreciate the things that make us human can be hard at times. I want to help find the joy within ourselves - to get in touch with who really are and want to be, to make sense of the facets of self that so often get buried within the stress and strain of 21st century life.
We can find ourselves coming for counselling at many different points in our lives, for many different reasons. For some of us it feels easy and natural, for some it can seem daunting. My aim is to take the fear away and make the therapeutic process feel comfortable, interesting, informative and positive. I cannot promise that it will always be fun, but I hope to make it run as smoothly as possible - and I hope for our time to always be useful to you.
I have experience of working in different therapeutic settings with varying client bases. Some of the issues and conditions I have helped people deal with are; relationship issues, fertility, sexuality, loss and grief, trauma, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, loneliness and isolation, bipolar, chronic illness, anxiety, abandonment, eating disorders, addictions, abuse (of many types; physical, emotional, neglect, insitutional, financial, sexual, to name a few), and many other challenges besides.
With this in mind, I usually work from a humanistic core (with a strong psychodynamic slant) and will often include CBT exercises, Solution Focused Brief Therapy techniques, Mindfulness meditations, and other processes which I feel will be suitable for you and help you build your self awareness and confidence - all the while, being intuitive to how comfortable and safe you feel as we progress together.
Training, qualifications & experience
Level 5 Higher Diploma in Integrative Counselling
Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Level 3 NVQ in Counselling Theory
Previously worked for Mind In Mid Herts in mental health counselling, and for CRI as a substance misuse counsellor. I also work in association with the NHS fertility clinic at St Albans City Hospital.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Bulimia nervosa
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Hearing voices
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Existential therapy
- Gestalt therapy
- Group therapy
- Humanistic therapies
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I encourage you to contact me for a free telephone consultation, so that we can discuss how we can work together, and you can decide on whether my style of working suits you.*
A daytime appointment with me costs £40 for 50 mins. Evening appointments are £50
I also offer a discount for a block booking of six appointments at a time:
daytime rate for 6 appointments - £200
evening rate for 6 appointments - £250
Fees are sometimes negotiable dependant on circumstances. Please do enquire about lower cost options/concessions for low incomes, I welcome the opportunity to discuss this with you in person.
I work from private, comfortable rooms in St Albans town centre. They are well serviced by local road, rail and bus links to and from North London, London Colney, Wheathampstead, Sandridge, Redbourn, Markyate, Harpenden, Watford, Hemel Hempstead, Welwyn, Hatfield, Radlett, Chiswell Green, Park Street and other surrounding Herts/Beds towns and villages. My room is on the first floor, which is accessible by staircase. There is no lift or disabled access at present.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytime and evening appointments available
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|