Katie Lee

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York YO10 & YO31
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I’m Katie, welcome to my profile.

So how can I help?

Maybe you're struggling with anxiety?

Feeling stuck? A loss of purpose and direction in life?

Experiencing the effects of a loss or trauma?

There are many reasons why you may be seeking counselling. Talking to family and friends can often help but it's not the same as sharing your concerns with a trained professional.  I specialise in helping people find a way to manage anxiety, rebuild self-confidence and overcome life's obstacles.

I believe we all have an amazing capacity for change and that the therapeutic relationship can be instrumental in unlocking that capacity.  With my support you can begin to make sense of the issues that are causing concern and finally start to transform your life.

I provide a warm, confidential space for you to explore behaviours and express innermost thoughts and feelings without fear of judgement. Your therapeutic journey may be challenging but it can present opportunities for valuable development, helping you to move forward and regain control.

My approach

I am a qualified humanistic counsellor and my core approach is person-centred, however I utilise a range of counselling approaches based on your individual needs. I recognise that we are all unique and tailor your sessions accordingly.

I am also a qualified hypnotherapist and offer this service both as a separate therapy or in conjunction with counselling. Hypnotherapy can be beneficial for a number of issues including anxiety, fears and phobias and past traumas. Hypnotherapy takes you to a place of deep relaxation, allowing us to connect with your subconscious mind. It can help to change negative ways of thinking and behaving, allowing you to feel more in control.

I am experienced in providing both long-term and short-term therapy, covering a range of issues.  Whatever you are dealing with, I'll provide a safe, empathic space for you to explore your concerns. The therapeutic relationship we establish is key to nurturing your healing and bringing about change.

My Experience

Alongside my private practice, I currently work for Leeds Mental Well-Being Service as a Step 3 Counsellor for Depression. Previous to this, I was employed by the NHS as a Mental Health Practitioner. This role involved assisting clients to manage mild to moderate mental health issues using a range of therapeutic techniques.

I have experience working within the Charity Sector providing counselling services for Leeds based charity, Phoenix Health and Well-Being. As a volunteer counsellor I have worked with adults on a range of issues providing both long and short-term therapy.

Some of the areas I’ve worked with include

  • Generalised anxiety
  • Social anxiety
  • Low self-esteem
  • Depression
  • Self-harm
  • OCD
  • Loss and Bereavement
  • Low mood
  • PTSD
  • Relationship issues                                                                                                        

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma In Therapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills Levels 2&3

APT-Accredited training in:

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) essentials
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) with Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing & Stages of Change
  • DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy) essentials
  • DICES risk assessment training
  • RAID course- Reinforce Appropriate (behaviour), Implode Disruptive (behaviour)


  • Mindfulness
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Safeguarding
  • Suicide prevention
  • The Rewind Technique
  • Counselling for Depression
  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • EFT

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I offer a free 20 minute telephone consultation to help you decide whether I’m right for you.

My fees thereafter are £50 for a 50 minute counselling session, payable by bank transfer in advance.

Cancellations are subject to full payment if less than 24 hours notice is given.

Further information

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapist (BACP) and am bound by its code of ethics.

I hold full professional indemnity insurance

I hold a DBS certificate

If you require any further information, please give me a call. I’d be happy to answer any questions you may have.

York, North Yorkshire, YO10

York, North Yorkshire, YO31

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Katie Lee
Katie Lee