Kathleen Whelan

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Wingate TS28 & DH1
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About me

I am a qualified MA psychotherapist offering an integrative approach to working with young people (6+), individuals, and couples. 

I am also a clinical supervisor and am qualified to work with individuals virtually online and face-to-face. I am able to offer student rates.  

My practice is comfortable and confidential. Working from a compassionate focused approach with all clients, I am able to offer a comfortable safe space to explore your issues. Face-to-face sessions occur at The Durham Therapy Centre in Framwellgate Moor, in Durham every Monday afternoon. This is accessible by public transport and close to all bus, rail, and metro services. 

I am able to offer 15 minutes free consultation to see if I am the right fit for you and I. 

I welcome all enquiries and respond within 24 hours generally. I look forward to hearing from you. 

Warm regards,


Training, qualifications & experience

My qualifications are as follows: Level 6 in Clinical Supervision, MA in Counselling & Psychotherapy, Level 4 PG/Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, Level 3 in Working with Children, BA (Hons) DFAP, & CTLLS/PTLLS in teaching. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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.

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

  • Pet loss
  • Life changes and cycles
  • Self Identity


Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

For individual sessions, my fee is £75.00 for 50 minutes, for children it is £55 per 50 minutes, aged 17+ £55.00 per 50 minutes, couples is £110 per 50 minutes and supervision with clinical or non-clinical to be negotiated with the individual. 

I take referrals from insurance companies and will enquire about the source when referrals arrive. 

When I work

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Further information

Having come from an educational background when teaching art-related disciplines, my practice can encompass a creative approach if this works well for you.

In December 2020 I created a grief guide journal for teens to support this underrepresented group aged 12-25, I called it the 'Grief Episode Guide For Teens' interactive portable journal. This reflects my understanding of bereavement and clinical knowledge. Please see more via the website www.inukshuk-publishing.com. Orders can be purchased directly from the website. Bulk orders can be emailed through to account for the repetition of occurring postage costs, discounts apply for charities not-for-profit.

I welcome all enquiries. 

Wingate, Durham, TS28

Wingate, Durham, DH1

Type of session

In person

Online platforms


Having a Level 6 clinical supervision certificate, I welcome all enquiries for supervision, clinical and non-clinical.

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Kathleen Whelan
Kathleen Whelan