Catherine Keeler

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Manchester, Greater Manchester, M22
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About me

Hello, I'm Catherine Keeler, a passionate child therapist dedicated to helping children and young adults up to the age of 25 navigate the challenges of life. I'm a relaxed, positive, and fun-loving individual who values the power of listening and fostering relationships. My mission as a child therapist is to provide a safe and non-judgmental space where every individual's voice can be heard.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a foundation degree in person-centred counselling, which equips me with the knowledge and skills needed to connect with and support young minds. During my academic journey, I had the privilege of completing my placement with Manchester Minds, where I had the opportunity to work with a diverse range of children and young adults, both with and without additional needs.

In my role at Manchester Minds, I gained valuable experience working with individuals facing various emotional challenges. I supported young people coping with anxiety and depression, helped them navigate the complex emotions associated with grief and loss, and provided guidance to those dealing with abuse, including self-harm. This experience has reinforced my commitment to helping young individuals overcome their struggles and find happiness within themselves.

Beyond my formal training, I bring over 20 years of experience working with children and young people in educational settings. This includes working with children as young as 2 years old, both in mainstream and specialised educational environments. This background has provided me with a deep understanding of the unique needs and challenges that children and young adults face as they grow and develop.

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

Therapies offered

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£49.00 - £75.00

Additional information

Pay as you go gives full flexibility, taking sessions where there’s gaps. These sessions are charged at £75 per session.


Serenity Support Plan -  Most of my clients choose a membership. This provides you with:

one session every week
no cancellation fees or missed appointment fees
free parent sessions every 6 weeks (for Child clients)
a fixed slot each week
No long commitment, just 30 days rolling.

Membership is charged at £245/month.

When I work

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Further information

My therapeutic approach is rooted in the belief that every individual deserves to have their voice heard. I am committed to creating a safe and empathetic environment where young minds can open up, share their stories, and explore their emotions without fear of judgment. I take a person-centred approach, allowing the individual to guide the therapeutic process, whether through conversation, creative expression, or even sign language (though I'm at a level one proficiency, approximately 50% fluent).

My passion for helping young people find happiness and confidence stems from personal experiences. Witnessing my parents become foster parents and seeing the positive impact they had on young lives ignited my interest in child psychology. Additionally, my own journey through an abusive relationship and subsequent counselling inspired me to pursue a career as a child therapist. I am driven by the desire to provide the support and guidance that I wish I had received during challenging times.

One thing you may notice is that I am dyslexic. However, I want to emphasise that this does not hinder my ability to provide effective therapy or support to my clients. In fact, my own experiences with dyslexia have made me even more empathetic and understanding of the unique challenges individuals may face.

In summary, my child therapy services are grounded in empathy, compassion, and a deep commitment to helping young individuals thrive. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you or your child and to be a supportive presence on the journey toward emotional well-being and personal growth. Please feel free to reach out, and together, we can embark on this transformative journey.

Manchester, Greater Manchester, M22

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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