Katie Cheesman (MBACP)

Katie Cheesman (MBACP)


07923 299379

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About me

I’m Katie and I’m a warm, empathic and qualified counsellor, registered with the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy). I offer individual counselling sessions to adults and young people (16+).

I believe wholeheartedly in the power of counselling and my aim is to establish a supportive environment where you feel able to explore whatever you’re experiencing so we can work through things together. Counselling provides you with an opportunity to learn, grow and develop so you can improve elements of your life; think of it as an investment in yourself.

I have always been passionate about mental health; alongside private practice I work for a Crisis Centre and a College.

I am committed to offering a confidential and ethical service, and have regular supervision and attend relevant workshops / short courses to support my own knowledge and professional development.

It’s really important to find the right counsellor for you, so for that reason I offer a free 30-minute session. This gives us an opportunity to meet and discuss your needs.

I offer both daytime and evening appointments in a dedicated counselling suite in Basingstoke town centre. Please get in touch if you’d like any more information from me or have any questions.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have experience working with both adults and young people (16+), in both long and short-term therapy, covering a variety of issues:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Low self-esteem
  • Self-harm
  • Relationship issues
  • Gender issues
  • Bereavement
  • Feeling sad
  • Abuse
  • Trauma
  • Grief
  • Addiction
  • Family issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Attachment disorder
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Health anxiety
  • Confidence issues
  • Sexuality
  • Loneliness
  • Panic attacks
  • Sex issues
  • Domestic abuse
  • Phobias
  • Carer support

As well as private practice, I work at a college supporting young people and at a Crisis Centre.


  • Humanistic Counselling Degree (specialising in Transactional Analysis) – Distinction
  • NCFE Levels 1-3 Counselling Skills (Guildford College)
  • TA 101 (Peter Symonds)

Member organisations


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Further information

Membership Organisations:

  • BACP - British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • HACP - Hampshire Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • IARTA - International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis

Maps & Directions

Basingstoke, RG22

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:

Types of client

Young people
Older adults