Kate Binnie Dip. Couns., MBACP

Kate Binnie Dip. Couns., MBACP


07983 937923

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07983 937923

About me

I am a Person-centred counsellor.  I offer a non-judgemental presence, with warmth and empathy. In a confidential space I will listen deeply to you; together we will explore your situation and I will reflect what I notice.  In this way you may gain greater clarity and insight, finding new ways to move forward in your life.

I will support you in accessing your own resources to bring about healing and change.  My focus is always on gently encouraging the growth of self acceptance and compassion, as I know the powerful change that this can bring.

There is a therapeutic power in the relationship between client and counsellor; it is important that you find the right person for you. If you think you would like to work with me you can phone or email to arrange an initial session.  In this session we will talk about the kind of support you are looking for and you can decide if you would like to continue working with me.  If so we can arrange weekly or fortnightly sessions, for the long or short term.  

My sessions are one hour, face to face, in a peaceful room near the centre of Penzance.

I am a registered member of BACP and abide by their ethical framework.  I have regular supervision and am committed to the on-going process of learning and developing, both personally and professionally.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Person-centred Counselling and Therapy (Level 5)
  • Counsellor with CRASAC (Cornwall Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre)
  • Counsellor with Penhaligon Agency
  • CRASAC training course
  • 10 week mindfulness training
  • Certificate in Adult Literacy Teaching (Level 4)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education
  • BA Hons (English & Philosophy)
  • Through my work with CRASAC I have experience of working with a range of issues, including depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, PTSD, addiction, grief and loss.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Therapies offered


£35 for a one hour session

Some concessionary spaces available.

Further information

Please feel free to contact me by phone or email with any questions, or to talk about what I can offer you.

Maps & Directions

Penzance, TR18

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Yes


Daytimes and some evenings.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults