Cat Bailey

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MBACP Dip. Counselling, Hypnotherapy & Clinical Supervision
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS13
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me


Hi there, my name is Cat. Thank you for taking a look at my profile.

For the times in life when things get tough, a straight forward and friendly listening ear can be really beneficial. When it’s not always possible to chat to a friend or loved one about personal issues; this is where counselling can be really helpful.

Using a warm and down to earth style my sessions will use techniques to help discover the underlying symptoms, using a non direct approach. This will allow us to explore any issues you have, develop ways to overcome them, and move forward positively at a pace that feels right for you.

As a fully qualified counsellor  I can offer help if you suffer emotionally from problems with low self esteem, relationships, work related stress, abuse, debts, child related issues, abandonment, drug abuse and addiction, amongst many others.

I have extensive experience in the mental health field having delivered counselling sessions at The Together Women Project, and Leeds Mind where I also provided one to one mental health support in the community.

I adhere to the strict code of ethics laid out by the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, so when attending a session you can be safe in the knowledge there will be no judgment, and our discussions are kept confidential.

Call me today for an informal chat to see if my approach may benefit you, as I can offer sessions on a long or short term basis.

Training, qualifications & experience

Certificate in Clinical Supervision

Practitioner in Hypnotherapy (Diploma)

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Online Academies)

Introduction to Counselling

Mental Health Awareness Training

Boundaries Training

Maastricht Training - Hearing Voices

SafeTALK - talking about suicide in an open and safe way

A Life Worth Living - Suicide Prevention training

Womens Aid - Working with families affected by domestic abuse

Bereaved by suicide training

One to one counselling at Leeds Mind

One to one counselling at Together Women Project, Bradford

Community Mental Health Support roles at Leeds Mind (Housing and Wellbeing services)

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have extensive experience working with issues of abuse, rape and domestic violence as well as with a wide array of housing issues and social isolation.

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£45.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Sessions run for 50 minutes and are £60 per session in the day time and £65 per session in the evening.

I can offer reduced rates for students studying at diploma level (day time appointments only) £45.

24 hour notice required for cancellatons, less than 24 hours will still be charged.

Further information

I am a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and adhere to their code of ethics.

I am fully DBS checked.

I like to offer a human approach meaning that I am down to earth and friendly.

Please note, my counselling room is on the first floor and unfortunately does not have disabled access.

Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS13

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)


In person

A qualified clinical supervisor, BACP registered, offering in person or online supervision to therapists and professionals in the mental health field

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