Kate Palmer

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London, W5
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I’m a highly experienced & empathetic therapist offering effective therapy for a wide range of difficulties. In Ealing Broadway & online.

Why work with me?

Work with me because I provide a containing space to discover & work through, with you, what is troubling you & making life difficult. I work in a warm, engaging & robust way with compassion & without judgement.

I regularly support clients struggling with the impact of abuse, anxiety, depression, addiction and many other difficulties.

Starting Therapy/regular sessions

I offer shorter term therapy, a set number of sessions.

Open ended therapy with out a specific end date/session number.

Sessions are normally once weekly. I also offer twice weekly sessions.

How I work

My approach is psychodynamic and looks at how our past experiences can affect us in the present often in ways we are not conscious of. Working together in a supportive, non judgmental way will assist you to voice your feelings and hear yourself more clearly. Therapy brings great relief and lasting change through greater self- awareness. Also, ways to better manage difficulties in the present.

The effectiveness of Psychodynamic therapy.

https://www.bpc.org.uk/information-support/what-is-therapy/

What to do next 

I offer a free 15 minute phone consultation to help decide if we would like to work together. My direct number is 07487579371. All voicemails and emails come directly to me and I aim to respond the same day.

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional Training

I trained and qualified at WPF Therapy who have a reputation for clinical and academic excellence. WPF Therapy are one of the leading counselling and psychotherapy training organisations in the UK.

My Qualifications

  • Advanced Clinical Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapy. University of Roehampton/WPF Therapy
  • Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy-Client centered & Psychodynamic, WPF Therapy
  • BA Hons. University of London

Experience

12 years as a therapist in private practice 

  • Alongside my therapy practice, I work as a specialist mentor for higher education students experiencing mental health difficulties. 
  • As a qualified psychotherapist at The WPF Therapy clinic.
  • I have extensive experience of conducting clinical assessments for several counselling services.
  • I have solid experience of coaching, mentoring, team management and group facilitation.

I am able to work with any difficulties you are experiencing and also have significant experience working with including;

  • Anxiety & Panic
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Childhood experiences
  • Emotional and Physical abuse
  • Bereavement
  • Neurodiversity
  • Guilt & shame
  • Trauma
  • Miscarriage, Fertility problems
  • Addictions.
  • Gender Identity exploration. Transitioning.
  • Boarding school experience

Professional memberships

  • British Psychoanalytic Council(BPC)
  •  The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy. (BACP).
  • The Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling.(FPC).

Testimonials-with permission 

”Working with Kate has given me my voice back. She was patient, insightful and respectful. I would definitely recommend her.

“Thank you. For the first time in a very long time, I feel optimistic about my future.”

“Talking with you has really helped me come to terms with my difficulties. I’ve taken decisions I never thought I would.”

“Our sessions have been of immense help and because of them I am making the choices I am for my future.”

“I found the sessions incredibly helpful in talking things through.”

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.

BPC
British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.

BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Psychoanalytic Council
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.

British Psychoanalytic Council

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Anxiety and Depression

I am experienced in working with long term anxiety & depression and its' effects.

Difficult or traumatic Childhood experience(s)

I have solid experience and capacity to work with adults who have had a difficult/traumatic childhood and understand the significant impact that has on subsequent relationships, self esteem and self identity. Experiences  of sexual abuse, assault, rape, neglect, shame, guilt, self loathing, anger, domestic violence worked with empathically and with understanding. 

Trainee psychotherapists & counsellors 

I’m very experienced in providing weekly/twice weekly personal therapy for therapy trainees. I have worked with many throughout their therapy training and beyond.

My BPC registration & length of time since qualification, means I meet the criteria given by training institutions to find a personal therapist. 

Neurodiversity

Photos & videos

Fees

£65.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Consulting Room Location

Ealing Broadway opposite the tube Station.

My consulting room location is discreet, comfortable and within easy reach of:

Ealing, Ealing Broadway, Hanger Lane, West Ealing, Acton, Hanwell, Middlesex, Perivale, Gunnersbury, Brentford, Kew, Greenford, Chiswick, Syon Park, Harlesden, Wembley, Brent, Kensal Rise, Shepherd's Bush, Southall

Nearest Train Stations

  • Ealing Broadway (0 miles)
  • West Ealing (0.6 miles)
  • Drayton Green (1.1 miles)
  • Castle Bar Park (1.3 miles)
  • Hanwell (1.4 miles)
  • Acton Main Line (1.7 miles)
  • Kew Bridge (1.7 miles)
  • Brentford (1.7 miles)
  • South Acton (1.7 miles)
  • Acton Central (1.8 miles)

Nearest London Underground Stations

  • Ealing Broadwayn (0miles)
  • South Ealing (0.8 miles)
  • North Ealing (0.8 miles)
  • Ealing Common (0.8 miles)
  • Northfields (0.9 miles)

Wheelchair access: Unfortunately not.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I offer in person and remote sessions.

Further information

Your enquiry will come directly to me and is confidential. You do not need a GP referral to begin therapy.

Ealing Broadway, London, W5

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
Google Meet

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