Kathryn Hobbs

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Post. Grad. Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Barry CF62 & Cardiff CF24
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I currently have availability for in person work on a Monday, in Cardiff, last session time available 6pm and on a Wednesday in person in Barry and online.  

Women and men who choose to work with me are often experiencing debilitating anxiety and are seeking to reduce the impact it has on their lives.  Once you have strategies to reduce your anxiety, we can then explore the cause of that anxiety, the aim being to reduce the anxiety you experience.  

You may wish to work on your difficult childhood experiences, to make sense of it and understand how your beliefs and understanding of your childhood is impacting on your life choices today.  Those experiences will inform your relationships with your family, your work colleagues and work choices, your friendship circle and your intimate relationships.  My aim is to help you explore what has been helpful up to now and what now getting in the way of you living the life you want to lead.  

Both women and men experience abuse or trauma in their childhood that naturally impacts on their daily lives, our work together helps you to understand the impact of these experiences on you now, helping you to feel better and make better choices for yourself.  

If you are a student studying or a student counsellor, you may wish to explore the stress and difficulties, the demands of being a student brings.

If you have ADHD then our work together is about exploring your experience of ADHD and it’s impact on your daily life, understanding yourself and your needs more clearly.  

I work a lot with men who are struggling to identify and understand their feelings, where those feelings have had a negative impact on their lives and relationships. 

Working in a relational way, you will gain an understanding of your thoughts and feelings, helping to reduce anxiety and other emotions, I will help you learn new ways of managing them so you start to feel that you have control back over your minds and bodies.

I draw on a vast range of experience from the NHS, university students, student counsellors and EAP providers. 

I work in person on a Monday and Wednesday in Cardiff, I also offer counselling sessions via Zoom/Teams.  

So that you are sure I am the right counsellor to work with, I offer a free introductory 15 minute call via Zoom/TEAMS only, before you commit to booking sessions.  

I am a BACP registered counsellor. 

I am trained Trauma Informed Practitioner.

To book an appointment with me call 07398 049217 or email me.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Post Grad Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (2024)
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (2012)
  • Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Clinical Supervision Including Online and Telephone Working (2023)
  • Trauma Informed Certificate (2022)
  • Online and Telephone Counselling (2020)
  • TA101 - Transactional Analysis (2021)
  • SafeLives Domestic Abuse Service Manager Training (2016)
  • Compassion Focused Theory for Reframing Shame Filled Flashbacks  Training (Mind 2019)
  • ASSIST Training (2017)
  • Cultural Diversity & Equality Training (2015)
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Training (2017)
  • Anti-Human Trafficking & Child Sexual Exploitation Training (2016)
  • Boundaries & Attachments Training (2015)
  • Personality Disorders Training (2016)
  • PTSD Workshop (2016)

Member organisations

BACP
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

Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£55 per session for counselling sessions

£65 for an hour and half supervision

£60 for an hours supervision

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Further information

I have availability during the evenings and weekends, I currently offer counselling sessions via Zoom and telephone

Barry, Vale Of Glamorgan, CF62

31 The Parade, Roath, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 3AD

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Currently online.

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online

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