K. Murphy

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Psyschosynthesis Therapist - MBACP, CSB
Available for new clients
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Margate CT9 & London SE1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Kitt. I am a Psychosynthesis Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, with a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychosynthesis Counselling, working in private practice online, and in Margate and London. I work primarily with women and LGBTQIA+ individuals on issues around sexuality, trauma, relationships, identity (encompassing purpose, meaning, and life transitions), anxiety and depression, professional paths, self-esteem and body issues. My aim is to help you connect with who you really are - I offer a compassionate and empathic environment in which to creatively explore difficulties as well as your ambitions and dreams. 

How I work

My primary modality, Psychosynthesis, goes beyond where many therapies finish - we will not only explore “what’s wrong”, but also understand where you are, where you want to be and how to get there. My aim is to guide you to connect to your own innate health, to discover your true potential and become all that you are capable of being. The therapy is tailored to your individual needs and I draw on a range of theoretical approaches, as well as techniques from creative therapies, guided imagery, mindfulness, journaling, and embodied techniques to help you achieve awareness, emotional balance and freedom. My approach is informed by my additional training in somatic (body-related) disciplines - we will be paying attention to what is happening in your body, alongside your feelings, thoughts, imagination, and spirit.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychosynthesis Counselling
  • Certified Sexological Bodyworker
  • Creativity and Personal Mastery - Coaching

Outside of working as a therapist, I have an MBA from London Business School and have worked in the City and as an executive in a number of technology startups since 2005.  In my twenties, I worked as a musician and actor.  These two professional backgrounds inform my work - I am tech-savvy, creative, and deeply analytical when it's called for in our work.  

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Queer
  • CNM (Consensual non-monogamy), polyamory, open relating
  • Kink
  • Career/professional/work concerns
  • COVID-related mental health issues
  • Women’s issues including perimenopause and menopause


£90.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

How therapy with me works

Sessions are 50 minute long.  I believe therapy works most effectively when it is weekly, and committed to on a longer term (eg 3 months or more) basis.   

I offer a free ~15 minute initial consultation to introduce ourselves, talk about what's bringing you to therapy and arrange our first session. Before your session, I will email you a confirmation of our session date and time, instructions for joining or directions to my therapy space, plus my terms and conditions and consent form to read. In our first session, we will cover any questions you have on the forms, and continue the conversation - beginning to understand the major themes of your background and what your goals might be for therapy. A feeling of fit between you and your therapist is so important - this session enables both of us to get to know one another and decide on next steps. If we decide to work together, we will find a regular time each week to meet, and I will ask for 48 hours notice for any cancellation. We'd normally agree on an initial therapy contract for 5 more sessions and then take some time to assess whether our work is moving in the direction you would like.

Couples counselling may work on a slightly different pattern and is £110 per one-hour session.  

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Tuesday afternoon & evenings: London in-person

Further information

I provide a safe, supportive, non-judgemental, and collaborative space for you to slow down, find your resources and connect with yourself, through telling your story and exploring tools to resource, calm, and motivate yourself. I can help you understand how your past and present are linked to the symptoms, issues or longings that have led you to seek therapy. This can give you a deeper experience of who you are, and where you really want to go in life.

I am queer, LGBTQ+ affirmative, poly and kink knowledgeable, and trauma-informed. I happily work with people who identify as diverse in their sexuality, gender and/or relationship styles. I offer in-person and online counselling for individuals and couples. 

Margate, Kent, CT9

Psychosynthesis & Education Trust, 92-94 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2TH

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Online platforms

Google Meet