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About me

Katherine Verity -Scott  DTC UKCP

I offer Face to Face Counselling at my Consulting Room in Citizens House, Consett, DH8 5RL

There is parking, disabled access , toilet facilities and a cafe area.

All Covid safety measures are in place in order to ensure a secure setting for your Therapy.

I  am an experienced Therapist offering confidential support and guidance when life feels overwhelming.

Therapy is the first step towards relieving anxiety, untangling thoughts and beginning change with support.

Deciding whether to start counselling can feel daunting, it is normal to feel anxious.  Please feel free to contact me to ask any questions you may have .

Work can be Short term for specific problems or Longer Term for deeper issues

Our work together is safe. It is thoroughly confidential and private following all Ethical guidelines of my Governing Body (UKCP, Guild of Psychotherapy)

Therapy is the first step towards feeling that life is less bleak, being able to make decisions , and to feeling more confident.

Client feedback is consistently positive and reflects a high level of long-term benefit.

All work follows the Ethical Guidelines of Governing Bodies
UKCP registered
Member of Northern Guild of Psychotherapists

Training, qualifications & experience

Katherine Verity-Scott

Diploma of Therapeutic Counselling - Gained with Distinction
Post Grad Certificate Relational Counselling
Diploma Couples Counselling
Msc Psychotherapy 2 years completed
TA101 Transactional Analysis
Cert. Youth Training
BEd English Literature

UKCP Accredited
Member of Northern Guild of Psychotherapy

Katherine has a long career of working with people from all walks of life. Initially in Education Katherine has worked with disaffected young offenders as well as within schools and Childrens Homes. She also has experience of teaching Adults in various settings and has forged a strong reputation .

Katherine continued to qualify as a Therapist and has long experience within this field, having worked initially for GP surgeries and then taking on her own Private Practice.

Katherine is conscientious about Continued Professional Development and offers a safe and thoroughly up to date professional service.

Experience of working with all levels of Client issues

Short term for specific problems

Long term  for more deep-rooted issues

Working within the Ethical guidelines

Fully Contracted

Tel:07789 556 200

Member organisations

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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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

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Therapy is a positive and personal choice
Therapy is safe, private and confidential
Therapy offers a high level of long term benefits

You are not alone


£55.00 per session

Additional information

  • Face to Face Therapy is £55 per session

All fees are payable by BACS 

Therapy commences once payment has been received
Payment is non-refundable

Tel:07789 556200

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Currently Available on Tuesdays and Fridays between 10.00 am and 4.00pm

Further information

My Consulting Room is in Citizens House , Station Road, Consett DH9 5RL

Citizens House is a newly built Community building with its own parking, disabled access , toilet facilities and a Cafe area.

My Consulting Room is spacious and private offering professional confidentiality

Tel: 07789 556200

If I am unable to answer your call straight away, please leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as possible

Citizens House, Station Road, Consett, County Durham, DH8 5RL

Shotley Bridge, Durham, Northumberland, DH8

Type of session

In person

Types of client


Key details

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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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.

Disabled access is available