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About me

I am a qualified, UKCP registered & accredited Psychotherapist working in Scarborough and Malton.

I can offer a confidential and supportive space for you to explore whatever difficulties you are facing, whether current issues or problems from your past.

I can offer short or long term therapy and have experience of working with a wide range of presenting issues, through the counselling service that I work for and in my private practice.

Counselling can offer a confidential and non-judgemental space to talk about whatever is troubling you. I believe that we all hold the ability to solve our own problems, however sometimes we get stuck and need some support at difficult times.

I start with an initial session at a reduced fee for you to discuss your reasons for coming and to help you decide if I am the therapist for you.

I am a member of UKCP (www.psychotherapy.org.uk) and abide by their Code of Ethics.

Please feel free to contact me by phone (07976 874341) or email (catherineemmawrigley@gmail.com).

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified, UKCP registered Gestalt Psychotherapist. I am a member of SCPTI (Scarborough Counselling and Psychotherapy Training Institute).

I trained at St. Catherine's Hospice in bereavement support and worked for the Bereavement Support Service, Scarborough.

I currently work for a counselling service in Scarborough and Malton, and have worked with NHS referred clients, EAP clients and victims of serious crime through the Victim Counselling Service funded by the OPCC.

Here I also work as a mentor for student counsellors and have some experience of training new counsellors.

I have also had training in eating disorders, domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, pre-trial therapy/counselling, victims of crime, bereavement, mindfulness.

I have attended a variety of training opportunities and am committed to continued training and personal development.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Solution focused brief therapy


Initial consultation session £25

Sessions are 1 hour and cost £40 per session.

Couples Sessions are £45 per session.

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Further information

Please contact me on 07976 874341 or by email catherineemmawrigley@gmail.com to ask any questions you may have or to find out a bit more about therapy or making an initial appointment.

North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


Flexible weekday times available

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Catherine Wrigley UKCP Registered Psychotherapist (Accred).

Catherine Wrigley UKCP Registered Psychotherapist (Accred).