Kathy Stewart MSc, UKCP Accredited, Adolescent & Adult Clinical Psychotherapist

Kathy Stewart MSc, UKCP Accredited, Adolescent & Adult Clinical Psychotherapist

Witley Bay
Tyne And Wear
NE25

07783402039

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About me

Sometimes our thoughts and emotions can feel too much for us to deal with. We may feel vulnerable, lost, torn or stuck, and find ourselves in need of help. Therapy allows us to gain an understanding of ourselves and creates a path towards positive change.

I am a professionally qualified and highly experienced UKCP Accredited Counselling Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor, working with adolescents, adults and couples. My therapy practice is based in Whitley Bay, just 5 minute walk from a metro station.

My areas of expertise include: depression, anxiety & stress, low self-esteem, relationship issues, family dynamics, addictions, LGBTQ, bereavement & loss. I also have an interest in psychosomatic illness; how the emotion can affect the physical body.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over 9 years experience of working as a therapist with young people, students and adults at various well known treatment facilities across the North East.; NHS, Mind and Tasha Foundation just to name a few.

My main training is Integrative Psychotherapy, which combines different therapeutic tools and approaches to fit the needs and goals of the individual client. By combining psychological theory and research from CBT, Mindfulness, Transactional Analysis and Creative Therapies I create a flexible and tailor made treatment for my clients. The aim is to help clients identify the core of their emotional difficulty, so it can be resolved.

I trained at the Northern Guild in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy, which is BACP and UKCP accredited and took 6 years to complete. I hold Masters degree in Psychotherapy from Birmingham University (distinction), and certificate in Clinical Supervision. I have practices clinically since 2010.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

UKCP

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Fees

  • £50 - 50 min individual therapy session
  • £60 - 50 min couples therapy session
  • £50 - 50 min supervision session

initial session at 50% discount, payable at a point of booking

Further information

Supervision

I studied how to supervise at the Northern Guild. The training was integrative and experiential; heavily based around supervisee's goals, ethics and how creative methods can help overcome impasse in client - therapist relationship. My supervisees find me approachable and dynamic, as I encourage the use of self as a vital role in understanding their processes.

CPD

I am committed to ongoing professional development and attend regular conferences, workshops and training, as well and regular consultation with other practitioners to remain fully abreast of current issues.

Workshops & Training

  • Certificate in Clinical Supervision
  • MSc (Dist) in Psychotherapy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapy
  • Diploma in Psychotherapy
  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Transforming Trauma-Related Shame and Self-Loathing
  • Inner Child Workshop
  • Story & Metaphor
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • An Introduction to Releasing Trauma with Emotional Freedom Technique
  • An Introduction to Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • An Introduction to Core Transformation
  • Working with Dreams
  • Introduction to Gestalt
  • Transactional Analysis 101
  • Sand-tray Therapy

Maps & Directions

Witley Bay, NE25

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Polish

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

Weekdays and weekends, late evening sessions available

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations

Supervision & training

I studied how to supervise at the Northern Guild.

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