Katie Ellis

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BSc, MBACP (Accred)
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Nottingham, NG17
Limited availability
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Hello and welcome to my profile...

I know that life can be hard sometimes and we can feel overwhelmed, making relationships, work and daily tasks feel like a chore. Sometimes we are not even sure why we are feeling sad, but we just know we don’t want to feel this way anymore….

My belief is that the most important relationship we have, is the relationship we have with ourselves, but over time, this quite often is neglected, and we start to lose a sense of who we are.

I work with many different presenting issues such as the loss of a special person, anxiety, depression, stress, low self-esteem and trauma.

My background has primarily been working with survivors of domestic abuse and I understand that even when the relationship has ended, and the risk has been removed, the healing process has only just begun…

I offer a holistic approach, as I believe that we are all complex individuals and there is no ‘one size fits all’. I draw on other theories to suit your needs and way of interacting. Fundamentally you will find my approach is based on building a warm, respectful and trusting relationship that feels safe, without judgment and with acceptance.

I cannot offer advice, however my aim and hopes are to facilitate your emotional development, helping you to make sense of who you are and what decisions you would like to make.

Initially I will invite you to have a consultation with me, this is free and lasting up to 30 minutes. This gives me an opportunity to know a little more of what you would like to bring to therapy, and of what your goals might be. Therapy is a subjective experience and I work relationally; the consultation will also provide you with a sense of me and help you to decide if I am a good fit for you too.

If I felt that I could not provide you with the support you needed, then I would signpost you to another therapist / agency.

Should we go on to work together, I will be with you on your journey of discovery, healing and reconnecting with yourself.

Training, qualifications & experience

Completion of BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy at The Sherwood Psychotherapy Institute.

Advanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) Diploma - New Skills Academy

Prior to this I studied counselling for two years at Vision West Notts College in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.

I am committed to developing my own awareness and knowledge not only professionally but personally too. With that in mind I regularly attend different workshops and courses based on a range of topics. E.g. managing stress and anxiety, safeguarding, the impact of trauma etc. This helps me to better be able to support you, my client.

I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists and adhere to their Ethical Framework and Good Practice.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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


£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£45 per session.

Any cancellations made within 24hrs of the appointment will incur a charge.

Further information

I currently have evening and weekend appointments available with each session lasting 50 minutes.

Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham, NG17

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Katie Ellis
Katie Ellis