Catherine Evans

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Dip CP, Adv. Dip CP, MNCS(Acc), MHS (Accred), Supervisor
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Reading, Berkshire, RG6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Life can bring challenges at any time.  When you're find that you're struggling, it can be difficult to know where to turn.  You may not be sure how to move forward and that can add to the feelings of overwhelm.

Coming to counselling helps you to untangle your thoughts, manage the overwhelm and release or process your feelings and emotions that are causing difficulty in some way.

I work in an integrative approach based on person centred counselling so we work with whatever you bring to the session on that day whether it's picking up where we left off from the last session or talking through whatever has come up for you in that week.  My counselling style is conversational but there is always time for you to speak freely and time for reflection

I also have a variety of tools available to help you. 

I support clients seeking support for anxiety, feeling overwhelmed, stress, low mood, bereavement and I have a special interest in supporting women with their reproductive health including fertility problems, pregnancy anxiety, birth trauma, adjusting to parenthood and the menopause.

My book Loving Life in the Middle: How to care for yourself whilst caring for all the family is for busy women who struggle to take time for themselves because their time is increasing taken up with caring for their family, their parents requiring more support and work.  It explores why self-care is not only a good thing to do but essential to keep them going.  I explore why it is so essential, how to make it happen and offer over 100 self-care suggestions to get you started.  

If you're unsure about what to do next, I offer an initial phone call of up to 30 minutes to have a chat and explore how I can support you.  You're then welcome to take some time to think about it and just get in touch if you'd like to continue.  I'm always happy to answer questions so that you feel that you've found the right person to support you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills
  • BWRT Practitioner
  • OP2G Certified Practitioner
  • WSN Counselling and Coaching
  • Certified Hypnotic Birth Practitioner
  • Rewind Technique
  • OCN Certificate in Counselling Supervision
  • IMR and Regression to Cause
  • Compassion Focused Therapy Level 2

I am an Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society (MNCS (Acc)) and an Acreddited Member of the National Hypnotherapy Society (MHS (Accred)) and an Approved Supervisor for both the National Counselling and National Hypnotherapy Societies.  

I also have over 27 years of experience working within the NHS as both a nurse and midwife including 10 years of working in a maternity setting supporting women both emotionally and clinically within my care.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Pregnancy Anxiety
  • Birth Trauma
  • New parent anxiety

Therapies offered


£55.00 - £85.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I offer an initial chat via phone for up to 30 minutes to find out a little more about what you would like support with and explain how I can help.  You're then welcome to think about it and get in touch if you'd like to continue.

Further information

I work both face to face and online.  There is parking available directly outside and a single step into the premises.  I am on the No. 21 bus route on Reading Buses and within easy reach of A329M and the M4.

Catherine Evans is also registered with Hypnotherapy Directory.

Reading, Berkshire, RG6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

There is one step into the premises

Online platforms



In person

I am a qualified and approved Supervisor with The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society and the National Hypnotherapy Society.

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