Cath Eddy, MBACP

Cath Eddy, MBACP


07956 889329

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07956 889329

About me

Hello and welcome, I'm Cath. I am an experienced, qualified counsellor. There are times in our lives, whether we are a young person or an adult, when we find we are struggling and we need someone to talk to in confidence, without the fear of being judged. I provide a warm, confidential environment, where you have the opportunity to be listened to and to explore some of the difficulties you may be experiencing.


​I work with young people. I recognise and understand that teenagers and adolescents experience emotional difficulties for a number of reasons. It may be due to a change in their circumstances, such as parental divorce or separation, loss of a loved one, the pressure to 'do well', bullying, lack of confidence or just general confusion in their life.

I work with adults on a wide range of life's issues. Some of these issues include abuse, anxiety, bullying, confidence, depression, family issues, grief and loss, personal boundaries, relationship issues, self-esteem, self-harming behaviours and work-related issues, (this list is not exhaustive).

Through my previous work as a nurse and midwife, I also specialise in working with and supporting women, and their families, who have experienced loss of pregnancy at any stage (including early or late miscarriage, stillbirth or termination).


This is up to you. You never know unless you try.... and only you can decide.  Counselling is there for anyone who is facing difficult times, needing support or guidance or just needing someone to talk to.

We can arrange an initial meeting at a mutually convenient time and day to give us the chance to get to know each other. Here you'll have the opportunity to explain what you'd like to gain from counselling, to ask me questions about how I work and to see if you feel comfortable with me. It is also allows me the chance to check that I am able to offer you the help that you need.

There is no obligation to proceed, but if we both feel it is right, I'll meet with you weekly for your counselling sessions at my comfortable therapy room; sessions are usually at the same time on the same day each week, and will be for 50 minutes. Please email me or use the mobile number to get in touch.

I am situated in Alresford, 6 miles from Winchester with easy bus routes from the City. Car parking is available.

Training, qualifications & experience

Prior to embarking on my counselling journey I worked as a qualified nurse, (specialising in gynaecology) and subsequently became a midwife, I also was employed within the education system offering support to children and young adults for numerous years. This, coupled with my personal experience of counselling, prompted me to train as a counsellor.

Alongside my private practice, Until recently, I worked as a volunteer, counselling in a sixth form college. I also worked with an organisation that counsels survivors of rape and sexual abuse (adults and under 18's.) Working as an integrative counsellor with core person-centred skills; this enables me to work with you as an individual, focusing on your specific experiences and needs.

  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling - Level 5
  • Certificate in Counselling Young People - Level 5
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People - Level 3
  • Couples Counselling - Basingstoke Counselling Service
  • Registered member of BACP
  • Member of HACP
  • Former RGN, RM (dip)

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I specialise in working with young people. I draw upon my previous experiences of having worked for a number of years in an educational setting providing support for young people. I understand that for this client group a different approach can often be required. I explore issues with the individual in a way that works for them, whether this is through talking or creative experiences.

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  • Initial meeting £45 (approx 1 hour)
  • Further sessions £45 for 50 mins
  • Young persons (7-18 yrs) £45 for 50 mins

Further information

  • My personal and professional development is very important to me. I regularly attend training courses and workshops to develop my career.
  • I hold a Disclosing and Barring Service certificate (DBS) previously known as CRB
  • I'm a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and work in accordance with their ethical code of practice as a framework.
  • My counselling work is fully supervised.
  • Personal / Professional Liability Insurance

Maps & Directions

Alresford, SO24

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Please get in touch to enquire about current availability.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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