Dr Kate Du Toit, Counselling Psychologist, CPsychol, HCPC reg, St Pauls EC1A

Dr Kate Du Toit, Counselling Psychologist, CPsychol, HCPC reg, St Pauls EC1A

The House On Snow Hill
1 Snow Hill Court
London
EC1A 2EJ

85 Wimpole Street
London
W1G 9RJ

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The House On Snow Hill
1 Snow Hill Court
London
EC1A 2EJ

85 Wimpole Street
London
W1G 9RJ

About me

I am a Chartered Psychologist (BPS) and a registered Counselling Psychologist (HCPC) offering therapy to individuals from a diverse range of cultural, social and religious backgrounds. I work flexibly, dialogically and interactively, tailoring therapy around the unique needs and difficulties of each client.

For many individuals, the decision to seek help with personal struggles through therapy is an understandably daunting experience. An important part of this journey is finding the ‘right’ therapist. Although theories and techniques are important, in my view, the success of any therapeutic work is largely dependent upon the quality of the therapeutic relationship. With this in mind, my approach is always aimed at facilitating a genuine, honest and real engagement with my clients founded upon trust, care and openness that allows for exploration of personal and sensitive issues within a safe and confidential therapeutic space.

I have several years of experience working with different client groups across a wide range of settings (NHS, private and charity sectors) including primary, secondary, inpatient and forensic services. My experience therefore involves working with varying levels of human distress that have included both short and long-term therapeutic interventions.

How I work

As an integrative practitioner I draw a variety of different therapeutic approaches including humanistic/existential, psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioural. These approaches are utilized flexibly, in accordance with your own subjective needs, and with the aim of helping you understand your issues and find clarity in your situation.

I take a relational stance towards my therapeutic work which means that I pay particular attention to the intricate ways in which the relationship with ourselves, with others, and with the world around us, impacts how we engage with problems in living and life in general. The focus of our work is holistic in nature, taking into consideration your past experiences, your present situation and your future ambitions, in order to connect with important existential questions about what is meaningful to you and how you wish to live.

How can therapy help?

There are many reasons why someone might benefit from therapy. It can enable people to widen their perspective on themselves and the world around them, to understand themselves and their dilemmas better, to come to terms with past, current or future crises, and to gain clarity in discovering a sense of meaning, passion and purpose in their lives, helping them to take stock of their current predicaments and enabling them to finds ways of living that are most meaningful to them.

My practice at Snow Hill is located near the following tube/train stations:

  • St Paul’s, 5 mins
  • Farringdon, 6 mins
  • City Thameslink, Across the road from
  • Blackfriars, 9 minutes

My practice in Wimpole Street is located near the following tube/train stations:

  • Bond Street, 5 minutes
  • Oxford Circus, 6 minutes
  • Baker Street, 14 minutes

Training, qualifications & experience

I have several years of experience working across NHS, charity and private settings with individuals with a variety of different mental health difficulties including eating disorders, phobias, psychosis, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and personality disorders. I have also worked using play therapy and a variety of creative media in a specialist domestic violence charity for children.

In addition to my private practice, I currently work as a Specialist Counselling Psychologist in the NHS as part of a secondary care community mental health recovery team offering individual and group therapy to individuals with a wide range of severe and enduring mental health difficulties.


Training

  • Doctorate in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology gained from the University of Surrey (PsychD)
  • BA (Hons) in Psychology gained from Richmond, the American International University in London
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) psychotherapy which is an integrative psychotherapeutic approach used specifically for addressing trauma related difficulties

Qualifications

  • Chartered member of the British Psychological Society (C.Psychol)
  • Practitioner Psychologist registered with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

HCPC

Photos & videos

  • Therapy Room

Fees

Please call or email to discuss fees.

  • Initial telephone consultation free of charge
  • Limited concession rates available upon request
  • Payment is required in full on the day of our appointment by cash or bank transfer. Monthly invoicing can be arranged upon request for ongoing clients

Cancellation Policy: I require 48 hours notice for all cancellations otherwise full cost applies.

Further information

As a registered counselling psychologist, I abide by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) code of ethics.

Maps & Directions

London, EC1A 2EJ
London, W1G 9RJ

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

Thursdays, Fridays and weekday evenings - Please email or call to discuss

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations