Kate Wood

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Thetford IP24 & Newmarket CB8
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I am an empathetic and committed Integrative child and adolescent counsellor.

I am passionate about enabling young people to tell their stories, make sense of their inner worlds and develop the capacity for deeply fulfilling relationships.

I call upon a wide range of theoretical concepts and styles of working, recognising each child as an individual and using the childs natural form of expression, creativity and play to explore their feelings.

I offer a calm, open and welcoming space in my studios in Thetford, Newmarket and Norwich.

Here, I can work with your young person creatively using drawing, painting, clay, sand-tray, storytelling, puppets, music or drama to develop a trusting working relationship in which their own narratives can unfold.

I work with patience, kindness and openness at all times.

Safety, confidentiality and trust are of upmost importance and I ensure I adhere to all BACP ethical guidelines.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Child Counselling - Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education,

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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 Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Therapies offered


£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person session

Additional information


When I work

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Further information

I initially like to meet parents (carers) to obtain an overview of you and your young persons story.

Here you can discuss your reasons for seeking therapeutic support.

This initial session is free of charge and you will be able to ask me any questions relating to my practice and way of working.

I offer both short and long term work and each session is 50 minutes long.

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)

Key details

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