Katrina Kirkbride

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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG13 8AH
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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, I’m Katrina. I am a fully qualified and experienced Humanistic & Integrative Counsellor & Psychotherapist, and a registered member of the BACP. My private practice is based in Bingham, Nottinghamshire. 

Choosing to have counselling is a brave decision and often made at a challenging or painful time in your life. Finding the right therapist for you is incredibly important and I understand how difficult this can be. I can provide a warm, genuine, confidential space without judgement, giving you the opportunity to be heard, valued, and understood. At the core of my practice is to establish a respectful therapeutic working relationship with you and within this environment together we can explore your difficulties, challenges and what you might want to change, safely. 

As a Humanistic & Integrative therapist, I believe in the worth of all individuals, treating people fairly and valuing difference. I welcome diversity and inclusivity, as it allows me to value the uniqueness of everyone. My own personal life experiences have shaped who I am today and how I choose to live; courageously, authentically, with love, kindness, respect, and integrity. 

What to expect in the first session?

Our first session gives you the opportunity to see if I am the right therapist for you and for me to ensure I am the best person to meet your needs.  I know from my own experience how important it is to have the right therapist, one who you feel comfortable and safe with.  If we both decide to work together I will invite you to give me a brief history of what brings you to counselling and your hopes for the future. 

How counselling can help

Counselling can help with many difficult challenges from coping with traumatic experiences and events, to constantly striving to do your best but never feeling good enough, to dealing with depression or anxiety, or managing difficult relationships, harmful emotions or behaviours.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy gained at the highly respected Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute in Nottingham (University of Staffordshire), which is fully accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). 

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), aligned with and committed to their ethical framework.

Throughout my life prior to becoming a therapist, I have experienced different types of relationships and challenges within my career and personal life. I understand what it is like to experience bereavement, challenging relationships, family dynamics, relational breakdowns, chronic illness, redundancy, and lifestyle changes, all of which gives me insight into the challenges my clients might be experiencing.

Member organisations

BACP
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

Fees

£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Currently, I offer sessions in person or online using Zoom; please contact me to discuss availability. I offer short term (up to 12 sessions) or longer term based on your needs, which we would discuss at our initial session.  

I offer an initial consultation of up to 50 minutes to assess what your needs are and if we both feel we can work together, at a cost of £30. 

Subsequent sessions last 50 minutes and cost £50. 

I offer concessions for students funding their own education and are contracted for long-term therapy.

Payment is by BACs prior to our session. 

When I work

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Further information

My experience

I have experience of working with a wide range of client issues including:

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anxiety 
  • Bereavement 
  • Cancer
  • Child related issues
  • Chronic Illness and health related issues
  • Cultural differences
  • Depression 
  • Eating disorders 
  • Grief and loss 
  • Loneliness
  • Neurodiversity 
  • Redundancy
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-harm
  • Sexual abuse
  • Sexuality 
  • Stress
  • Suicide
  • Trauma
  • Work-related issues.

Falcon House, 30 Long Acre, Bingham, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG13 8AH

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

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Online platforms

Zoom