Dr Kate Woollaston

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Newport Pagnell MK16 & London W1G
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 am a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, with 20 years experience working in NHS mental health services and private practice.

It's important for people to feel comfortable and relaxed in therapy, I offer a safe space for you to share and feel heard. I work with adults and children and have specialist experience of working with parents and families.

I offer day-time and evening appointments on weekdays. I can see you virtually or face-to-face appointments in a clinic in Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. You can decide the length and frequency of treatment to suit your circumstances. 

Psychological difficulties I work with:

  • Anxiety, including generalised anxiety disorder (worry), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, emetophobia (fear of being sick), specific phobias.
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Feeling sad, low mood, depression
  • Low self-esteem, feelings of failure
  • Stress, feeling overwhelmed and exhausted
  • Professional issues and career transition 
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Relationship and interpersonal difficulties
  • Family Issues
  • Adjustment to becoming a parent in the antenatal and postnatal period (postnatal depression)
  • Common young childhood difficulties, such as feeding, toileting, sleep, tantrums and separation issues
  • Children experiencing worries and distress in relation to school, peer and sibling relationships and adjusting to changes in family circumstances
  • Children struggling with anger and presenting with challenging behaviours (aggression, screaming, hitting, biting, etc.)
  • Post-diagnostic support for ADHD and Autism

Unfortunately I am not able to provide the right level of support for self-harm/ suicidal ideation or eating disorders in my private work.

Therapeutic Approach:

I am able to draw on a number of different therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Compassion-Based Therapy
  • Person-Centred Psychotherapy
  • Schema Therapy

By getting to know you and the issues you're struggling with, we can work together to find the right therapy for you. 


I also offer supervision, consultation and training to professionals working privately, in the NHS and local authority.


I currently have a short waiting list and will have space for new clients in May 2024. 

Training, qualifications & experience


  • 2005 First Class Honours Degree in Psychology - Westminster University
  • 2010 Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych) - University College London
  • 2014 Post-Graduate Diploma in Child and Young Person IAPT Therapy - University College London

Professional Memberships:

  • Practitioner Psychologist with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) with the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Enhanced DBS clearance

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British Psychological Society (BPS)

British Psychological Society

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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£140.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Cigna
  • WPA
  • Axa Health

Additional information

I offer a free 15 minute telephone consultation where you can meet me and decide if I am the right therapist for you.

My fees start at £140 per 50 minute session.

I am a recognised provider with a number of leading UK health insurance companies:  Axa, Aviva, Cigna, Healix and WPA. Please speak to your company to find out what your policy covers, as policies vary.

When I work

I offer day-time and evening appointments on weekdays.

I currently have a small waiting list and will have space to see new clients in May 2024. 

60 High Street, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 8AQ

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

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Dr Kate Woollaston
Dr Kate Woollaston