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About me

I work with cleints online and face to face, at them moment all sessions are  online  until face to face sessions are safe to start again. I have completed a number of online training courses to help me with this work.

I am an approachable and practical counsellor with a wide range of experience in different settings and with different issues I would be happy for you to get in touch to discuss what is troubling you at the moment. Your problems may seem small or they may feel overwhelming but if they are an issue to you then they are worth talking about.

I have particular experience in bereavement and loss, relationships issues, problems at work and people at a crossroads in their life, uncertainty and anxiety. I can also offer coaching.

I also have a strong interest in problems arising from birth and parenting, including when things don’t go to plan (eg the death of a child, difficulties with pregnancy, premature birth or miscarriage) and difficult family relationships.

I see private clients www.cambridgecounsellingpractice.co.uk, and also work as a supervisor for counsellors and other people working in a supportive role

I see both individuals and couples and one-off sessions are sometimes available with me.
I am happy to work with young people over the age of 16.

Online sessions are currently available and face to face appointments will resume once it is considered safe for everyone to do this

Training, qualifications & experience

My training is in individual psychology and Adlerian counselling. This is a practical, integrative and creative therapeutic approach which is co-operative, supportive and empathetic. I use a range of techniques which are tailored to suit the needs of each individual client.
I can work with individuals or couples.

In terms of qualifications, I am a qualified counsellor, a fully Accredited Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), I have an ASIIP Diploma in Adlerian Counselling, Advanced Theory Certificate in Counselling.

I have also completed the CRUSE Bereavement Care training, training with BLISS and training in Solutions Focused Brief Therapy,amd a certificate in Couples Counselling as well as regularly attending professional development courses.

I have undertaken the OCST introduction to online counselling course and am currently completing my Certificate in working online which is recognised by ACTO and the BACP. I have also completed a range of courses in working online

I am also a qualified supervisor offering supervision to other counsellors my supervision training is integrative/Adlerian.

As an accredited counsellor and psycotherapist with the BACP I am bound by BACP’s Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy and subject to the BACP Professional Conduct Procedure.

BSc (Hons), Dip Adlerian Couns, IIP, MBACP (acrred)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

IVF, infertility, parenting, stress. Work


Additional information

Fees £55-£75 per session.

Fees for Couples are £90 per session


Most of my session are weekday daytime.


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults


Online supervision
Telephone supervision

A qualified supervisor based in Cambridge.

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Kathy Sutherland MBACP (Accred) UKRCP

Kathy Sutherland MBACP (Accred) UKRCP