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Kate Hardenberg, Psychotherapist and Supervisor, MA Dip HIP, UKCP

Bath BA2 & BA1
07971 814268 07971 814268 Registered / Accredited

About me

About You
Are you having relationships issues or family issues? Are you struggling with anxiety, or are you feeling depressed at times? Have you had a life transition such as redundancy, illness or bereavement, or been affected by an affair or betrayal? It may be that life is getting on top of you, and it may feel that there is no one to turn to help sort things out. Talking to me can help..

About Me
I am a fully qualified psychotherapist offering one to one integrative psychotherapy in Widcombe, Bath (covering BA1 and BA2), for young people (18+) and adults. My integrative training means that I have studied a number of therapeutic techniques and I aim to use the ones which will be best suited to you and what you feel comfortable with. I create a friendly, kind and safe environment to allow you to work through the issues that you may have, whilst feeling supported, valued and heard. I can help you with anxiety, generalised anxiety disorder, depression, relationship issues, phobias, family issues and other issues.

I am also part way through supervision training (UKCP accredited) and can offer supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists.

How It Works
Normally we would start with an introductory session to see if you feel comfortable talking to me (which is really important), and then we would decide together a weekly time to meet for 50 minutes, and how many weeks might work best for you. I can offer both short term focussed work, and longer term in depth work, depending on what you need.

Our sessions together are a collaborative treatment based on the relationship that you and I will have. I would ask you to talk about what is going on for you, and I would provide a supportive environment that allows you to talk openly with someone who’s objective, neutral and nonjudgmental. You and I would work together to identify and change the thought and behaviour patterns that are keeping you from feeling your best. This can involve going through how childhood patterns of relating are affecting how you relate to others now.

By the time you’re done, you will not only have solved the problem that brought you in, but you will have learned new skills so you can better cope with whatever challenges arise in the future.

Therapy Location
The rooms that I use are in Widcombe in Bath, which is very close to the train and bus stations. The rooms are quiet, calm and private. There is free on-street parking. It is accessible easily for BA1, BA2, Frome, Trowbridge, Bradford on Avon and Chippenham.

Additional Experience
I also work in the NHS at the Royal United Hospital in Bath as a psychotherapist specialising in long term chronic conditions so I have particular expertise in this area. If you have diabetes, CFS, fibromyalgia or any other condition then I can offer you an experienced approach.

Please get in touch to arrange an introductory session.

Published Articles:
https://www.welldoing.org/article/working-gender-identity-in-therapy-room
https://welldoing.org/article/chronic-illness-kate-hardenberg

Training, qualifications & experience

MA and Dip HIP Integrative Psychotherapy, Middlesex University - this is an in-depth seven year training which covered a huge range of psychotherapeutic approaches, plus included in-depth Mental Health placements in Psychiatric hospitals, seven years therapy myself, and 450+ hours minimum client work.

Diploma in Eye Movement Integration. This is additional training which I have undertaken in order to offer more specific trauma based healing. The Eye Integration technique allows trauma to be effectively recontextualised.

CTSD Diploma in Supervision (UKCP accredited)

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.

UKCP

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic

Photos & videos

Fees

£50/session
Concessions if available - please enquire

Further information

UKCP Registered

Bath
Somerset
BA1

Widcombe Therapy Room
4 Millbrook Place
Bath
Somerset
BA2 4JY

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

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

Ground floor studio with step

Availability

Mondays 9am-1pm, Wednesdays 11am-8pm, and Thursdays 8am-1pm

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Supervision

I am a UKCP accredited supervisor, having completed supervisor training with CSTD in Bath.

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Kate Hardenberg, Psychotherapist and Supervisor, MA Dip HIP, UKCP

Kate Hardenberg, Psychotherapist and Supervisor, MA Dip HIP, UKCP