Kate Dobson

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PgDip Counselling and Psychotherapy, MNCPS (accred)
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Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1
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About me

Welcome. If you are here you are likely in some distress. Your pain and your struggles matter, and I am glad you are seeking support.

Working collaboratively, we would explore what is bothering you. I offer a safe, warm and non-judgemental space in which you can talk and gain some understanding about what is going on for you. This way of working can help you to feel better and support you to move towards the life you want for yourself. I believe strongly that you are best placed to understand what it is you need, and that together we can help you to gain clarity and begin the healing process. 

I realise that it may be difficult to choose between so many professionals, particularly when you may already be feeling overwhelmed by your problems. For this reason, I am always happy to offer a free half hour either in person or on the phone. My hope is that this time will help you to get a sense of how I work and whether we will be able to work effectively together.

If you decide you would like to work with me, please get in touch either through my website or using the details provided here. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Counselling Qualifications:

  • PgDip Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • PgCert Person Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Level 3 Counselling Skills (ABC)
  • Level 2 Counselling Skills (Open College of the North West)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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

All issues are welcome.


£47.50 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

My standard rate is £47.50 per hour, though it may be possible to agree upon a different amount depending on your individual circumstances. I am very aware of the cost of living issues affecting people at the moment, so please do ask. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I offer both daytime and evening sessions.

Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

Kate Dobson
Kate Dobson