Cate Campbell MA, MBACP (Accred), MCOSRT (Accred), MAFT
Offering counselling, coaching, clinical supervision, EMDR and psychosexual therapy, I work with all kinds of relationships, as well as individuals, families and young people. I am an integrative therapist, which means I have a toolbox of skills and techniques from different therapeutic orientations which I can draw on depending on what is needed, combining these as necessary.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is concerned with the here and now, looking at how thoughts, feelings and behaviour affect one another. Systemic Counselling is also about making a difference to the way we live by looking at how individuals behave within groups or systems, such as families or couples.Psychodynamic Counselling takes into account how previous experience may have affected an individual. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy concentrates on identifying what people want to achieve in counselling, helping them to make lasting change by recognising and drawing on their own resources. Coaching focuses on developing specific skills linked to intended outcomes.
Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful technique which works like rapid eye movement sleep to help people process distressing memories. It is especially useful in managing the consequences of trauma, distressing life events, phobias, depression and anxiety.
Psychosexual therapy uses CBT to help people overcome their sexual problems.
My practice is collaborative, enabling clients to recognise and make the most of their own skills and abilities.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have a Relate MA in relationship therapy and a postgraduate diploma in psychosexual therapy (both validated by University of Hull) and Relate graduate certificate in couple therapy (University of East London), as well as the Grove Diploma in Clinical Consultancy and Supervision and EMDR Europe accredited training.
I am author of Relate's Guide to Sex and Intimacy (Vermilion, 2015), Love and Sex in a New Relationship (Routledge, 2018) and Contemporary Sex Therapy (Routledge, 2019).
I have received extensive further training, including counselling young people and families, online counselling, domestic violence and abuse, sexual abuse, mental health issues, trauma, complex attachment and mentalizing, co-ordinated management of meaning and solution-focused brief therapy.
Ongoing training and continuous professional development is essential to the way I work. In addition to counselling, I am a supervisor, trainer and lecturer in relationship counselling and psycho-sexual therapy with the Foundation for Counselling and Relationship Studies and am a visiting lecturer at University College London. Previously, I was a lecturer with the Relate Institute (2009-2016) and taught CBT at Amersham & Wycombe College from 2009-2015. I am currently a clinical supervisor for Relate Mid-Wilts, and previously with Relate Cymru, Plymouth and Relate Isle of Man .
I am accredited by both the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists; I am a memberof the Association for Family Therapy and EMDR UK & Ireland.
I am a recognised provider for Bupa, AXA, Nuffield and Aviva.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Attachment issues, Coaching, Dissociation, Sexual Compulsion
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Compassion-Focused Therapy
- Couples counselling
Evening, weekend and daytime sessions in Aylesbury: £70 for up to 60 mins; £100 for up to 90 mins.
E-mail, telephone and Skype sessions also offered.
I am a recognised provider for Bupa, AXA, Nuffield and Aviva.
Fees reflect the level of ongoing training and supervision I receive.
- Why am I so worried?
- Will I have to talk about the past in counselling?
- The difference between shame and guilt
- Why do people cry?
- Why am I so angry?
- Will couple counselling work for me?
- Coping with feelings of loss
- Some couples are at their closest when they decide to part
- Keeping new year resolutions
- Feeling not good enough
I work to the ethical framework of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT), EMDR Europe and the Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice.
I comply with data protection legislation and maintain the security of all client information. I would not normally share information from or about my clients except in very exceptional circumstances where there was good reason to be concerned about issues of safety, particularly if these related to a vulnerable individual.
As an ethical practitioner, I receive regular supervision in accordance with BACP, AFT and COSRT guidance, where client confidentiality is maintained.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Evening, weekend, daytime and early morning appointments available
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I currently offer supervision to counsellors working with individuals, couples and families, and to psychosexual counsellors, from my premises in Aylebsury, Buckinghamshire, as well as Skype supervision to those based further afield. I have a diploma in clinical supervision and consultancy which trained me to work with all modalities.