Kay Leadbeater Registered Member MBACP BA hons. Provisional Supervisor

Kay Leadbeater  Registered Member MBACP  BA hons. Provisional Supervisor

Folkestone
Kent
CT19

01303 253027 / 0770 6074287

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Folkestone
Kent
CT19

01303 253027 / 0770 6074287

About me

Hello and thank you for reading my profile. I am trained in Transactional Analysis which is a psychotherapy for personal growth and change. I work with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, bereavement, sexual, emotional and physical abuse and relationship issues.

There are many reasons for wanting to find a counsellor and here are just a few:

  • Are you in crisis or unhappy and stuck in patterns of behaviour you would like to change?
  • You may be in a stage in your life where you need to explore past of present difficult issues that you are unable to share with friends or family.
  • Or perhaps you feel that there is much more to life than you have at present and want to explore this.

I create a safe and creative environment to work in so that you can feel supported and heard. I encourage clients to listen to their bodies and feel sensations such as butterflies in the stomach, tightness in the chest, neck ache and other physical symptoms, that give us clues to what is happening at a deeper level within ourselves.

I might use art materials exploring colours, shapes and lines to help express feelings that can't be talked about. Dreamwork may be used as this can be a useful way of unlocking unconscious thoughts, feelings and experiences.

I like to take the lead from you and see what you are comfortable with and importantly, what is most useful for you in the sessions. I now have some day time slots and also work late afternoon and evenings.

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.  Lao Tzu

Training, qualifications & experience

BA in Health Education and Music, Christ Church College, Canterbury   1984-1988
PGCE in Education, Christ Church College Canterbury, 1991
Introduction to Transactional Analysis, Training South East, 1999
Intermediate training in TA, Training South East, 2000
Advanced training in TA, Training South East, 2001-2004
Mentoring For Care Leavers, Rethink, 2007
Diploma in Counselling Supervision 2015-2016, Thoros

I initially worked in Primary Education for 18 years and then moved into a PRU unit working with excluded teenagers.
After 5 years of working as a therapist at the Marsh Academy in Romney Marsh in December 2015, I finally had my contract cut due to lack of money.
I work one day a week at New Romney Counselling Services in New Romney working with Adults and Young People
I have a current DBS check.
I am now a provisional supervisor and finish training in Jun 2016. I am happy to take newly qualified counsellors or therapists free until I'm fully qualified.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

I charge £35 for 50 minutes session

There are reduced fees for low-paid andpart-time workers or people who are not in paid employment. Fees also reduce if you become a long term client.

Maps & Directions

Folkestone, CT19

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

day and evenings

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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