Kate Smith

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MA PGCERT (HCPC registered therapist)
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Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7
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About me

I have been working as a therapist for the last 14 years.

I'm a highly experienced HCPC registered arts therapist which means I'm able to use creative tools to help people explore and unpack complex emotions when needed.   It can sometimes be very hard to articulate how you feel and using creativity allows for self expression that doesn't have to use words.  However this is just one way I work with clients, sometimes talking is enough. 

I currently work with adults and children/young people. There are a wide range of reasons you or your child/young person might need to see a therapist, I offer a 20 minute call free of charge to discuss whether therapy with me  is the best way forward for you or your child before an initial session.  Please email me or call to book in an initial discussion. (Please note I only offer weekly sessions)

Training, qualifications & experience

I have worked in specialist mental health services for the majority of my career, working with adults with complex mental health issues. In private practice I work with a wide range of issues: depression, loss, anxiety, burnout, divorce, self esteem, body acceptance.

I'm a senior academic/researcher as well as a therapist and lead a postgraduate training course.

I have also worked in schools with children and young people with a range of diagnoses including autism and EBD.

I work with adults and children in private practice with a wide range of issues: Bereavement, self-esteem, anxiety, OCD, depression, school refusal, trauma.

I hold the following qualifications:

  • MA Dramatherapy
  • PGCERT Teaching in HE
  • BADth Registered Supervisor
  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

Relevant Training:

  • Mentalization Based Treatment: Basic Training
  • Animation and Narrative Therapy Training
  • Brief Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy training

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

£60 per 50 minute session in person or online

£30 per 30 minute family/professionals meeting 

£80 per report (if requested)

I only offer weekly sessions. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

If you are looking for online sessions I may have more availability on different days

Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms



In person

I am on the BADth supervisor register and offer supervision to qualified therapists and trainees. I work in person and online.

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Kate Smith
Kate Smith