Katie Banks MSc(psych) CTA PTSTA UKCP Reg.
I am a fully qualified and experienced counsellor and psychotherapist. I am a registered Psychotherapist with UKCP qualified in Transactional Analysis. I offer counselling and psychotherapy to individuals from my practice in East Lothian near North Berwick and I also see clients from my practice in Edinburgh. I work with issues of anxiety, panic, depression, grief, self-esteem, emotional difficulties, life changes, relationship difficulties, among others. Clients are offered a safe, confidential space within which to work on a short or long-term basis dependent on their individual needs.
Training, qualifications & experience
- PTSTA provisional Training and Supervising Transactional Analyst
- CTA (P) Certified Transactional Analyst (psychotherapy specialism)
- Diploma in Transactional Analysis (TA) Counselling (COSCA accredited)
- MSc (psych) (Masters in TA Psychotherapy)
- LLb(hons) (Bachelor of Law)
Member of UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy)
Member of the International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis (IARTA)
Member of European Association of Transactional Analysis (EATA)
Member of Metanoia Institute
Registered / Accredited
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
I am a PVG Scheme member in respect of work with adults, through Disclosure Scotland.
I am listed on the network of BUPA recognised therapists.
I have completed a coronavirus primer training in working safely online jointly developed by the OU and BACP.