About me

I recognise how seeking psychotherapy and counselling can feel daunting. I offer you a place of support to express yourself, and to explore where you are, what works for you and what needs to change. I intend to meet you as you are in the moment, with empathy and without judgement and look to understand what it like to live your life. 


I believe that growing awareness enables greater understanding and an opportunity for a different experience. I seek to bring awareness to all aspects of your experience and so as well as cognitive thought and emotional feeling, I look at somatic experiencing to expand awareness further and allow for understanding and the possibility for change to happen in the present.  


Relationships mirror back to you all the things that you cannot see on your own, so in developing a strong therapeutic relationship at your pace we can establish safety to explore what brought you to therapy.


I offer both long-term depth psychotherapy and shorter-term counselling for adults on a weekly basis. I offer face to face appointments in Blakedown Worcs DY10.

I offer short term focused and longer term in depth psychotherapy and counselling for a wide range of issues. These include generalised anxiety, depression, social anxiety, feeling sad, panic attacks, trauma, difficulties with relationship, stress, bereavement, childhood trauma and abuse, addiction, lack of confidence, poor self-esteem, and loss of direction. 

My approach

My approach is relational-developmental, acknowledging the important role of personal relationships both in early development and in the present on how we see ourselves and experience life. We focus on establishing a therapeutic relationship to explore whatever it is that you might be struggling with, and the unique history and set of circumstances which you bring, and how this is affecting you in the present. Through this growing awareness we can better understand the difficulties and find new ways of coping and dealing with them. I integrate a number of approaches such as attachment theory, object relations, TA, Gestalt, and psychodynamic, within a relational-developmental context. 

I am committed to working within a confidential, supportive and non-judgemental environment which facilitates a respectful and creative therapeutic relationship supporting growth and change.

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc Integrative Psychotherapy - Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute

PG Dip Integrative Psychotherapy - Sherwood psychotherapy training institute

Grad Cert Integrative Psychotherapy - Birmingham City University

TA 101 - Transactional Analysis

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.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Fees

£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

My fees are £50 per therapy hour (50mins).

Further information

I offer short term focused and longer term in depth psychotherapy and counselling for a wide range of issues. These include generalised anxiety, depression, social anxiety, feeling sad, panic attacks, trauma, difficulties with relationship, stress, bereavement, childhood trauma and abuse, addiction, lack of confidence, poor self-esteem, and loss of direction. 

My approach, is relational-developmental acknowledging the important role of personal relationships both in early development and in the present on how we see ourselves and experience life. We focus on establishing a therapeutic relationship to explore whatever it is that you might be struggling with, and the unique history and set of circumstances which you bring, and how this is affecting you in the present. Through this growing awareness we can better understand the difficulties and find new ways of coping and dealing with them. I integrate a number of approaches such as attachment theory, object relations, TA, Gestalt, and psychodynamic, within a relational-developmental context. 

I am committed to working within a confidential, supportive and non-judgemental environment which facilitates a respectful and creative therapeutic relationship supporting growth and change.

Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY10

Halesowen
B63

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

Kate Wright

Kate Wright