Kay Capaldi

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MSc, Pg Dip, MBACP, Counselling, Psychotherapy & Supervision
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Fulham SW6 & Imperial Wharf SW6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

People consider psychotherapy for many different reasons.  It offers space to focus on your difficulties in a safe and constructive way. It can help you to see things more clearly and deepen your understanding of yourself and your life.  My aim is to help guide you to a better understanding of yourself, empowering you to find solutions to your issues by bringing awareness to and making changes in your thoughts, feelings and behaviours.  I believe that everyone has their own answers and that given a supportive environment to explore your issues you will be able to draw upon your own inner resources to find resolution.  I aim to offer a safe, caring and non-judgemental space where you will be accepted as you are so that you may:

  • Talk about issues that are causing you physical, mental, emotional or spiritual distress,
  • Explore your thoughts and feelings with someone out with your situation,
  • Find more appropriate and healthier ways of coping,
  • Gain better understanding of yourself and your relationships,
  • Gain personal insights,
  • Facilitate positive changes in your life,
  • Energetically release feelings that have been repressed, denied or withheld.

We will work at your own pace in discovering more about yourself, your life and your challenges.  Often psychotherapy helps people to feel more empowered and in control of their lives, more optimistic about the future and generally feeling happier and more content.

A leader in supporting positive transformation, I offer profound understanding of what is required to facilitate deep and lasting change. I aim to empower positive physical, mental, emotional and spiritual development for individuals, couples and organisations utilising mindfulness, emotion focused and compassion based approaches.  In particular, I specialise in helping to free my clients from difficult or painful emotions, thoughts, beliefs or behaviours that are holding them back in their lives.

Why continue to be limited by difficult or painful thoughts, feelings, behaviours or beliefs when, with the right tools, you can be free to live your life to the full!

I would be delighted to be your companion on your well-being journey in support of your personal and professional development so why not give me a call or send me a message outlining what change you would like to bring into your life!

Training, qualifications & experience

Training & Qualifications

  • MSc Counselling & Psychotherapy, University of Strathclyde
  • Emotion Focused Therapy Level I, Level II, Level III & Masterclasses, University of Strathclyde
  • Developing Supervision Practice, University of Strathclyde
  • Pg Dip Person-Centred Counselling, University of Strathclyde
  • COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Certificate in Brief Solution Focused Therapy
  • ASIST Suicide Intervention Training
  • Alcohol and Brief Intervention Training
  • Diploma in Stress Management
  • Diploma in Zen Shiatsu Therapy
  • Diploma in Holistic Therapies
  • THETA Healing Advanced DNA Training
  • Sundoor Master Firewalk Instructor & Spiritual Leadership Training
  • Usui Reiki Master / Teacher
  • Shamanic Studies

Experience

  • Emotion Focused Therapy for social anxiety, generalised anxiety and depression
  • Trauma and abuse within a community stress centre setting
  • Serious ill-health, grief and loss in a hospice setting
  • Stress-related difficulties, anxiety and depression in a long-term clinical setting
  • Brief therapy for work-related stress and other work-related difficulties
  • Drug, alcohol and gambling addiction counselling and support
  • In-depth psychological assessment in a research setting
  • Private practice: Working with trauma, anxiety, depression, stress, inner-conflict, emotional difficulties, bereavement, loss, grief, chronic illness, self-harm, relationship difficulties, addiction, anger, mental health difficulties, eating difficulties, abuse, sexuality, low self-esteem, work-related difficulties, financial difficulties, major life transitions
  • Teaching MSc Counselling & Psychotherapy, BSc Psychology & Counselling and BSc Therapeutic Psychology
  • Transformational workshops & events

Research

  • I have completed a body of research entitled, Negative Treatment of Self in Socially Anxious Clients. 
  • https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14779757.2023.2201937
  • I am currently undertaking PhD studies in the measurement of the self-relationship, and the understanding and resolution of negative treatment of self.
  • https://pureportal.strath.ac.uk/en/persons/kay-capaldi

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.

Fees

£80.00 - £120.00

Additional information

Sessions can be done in person or online.
Each session lasts 50 minutes to one hour and costs £80 for online individual therapy or £100 for in person. Couples therapy costs £100 online or £120 in person.  I offer a free 15 minute online consultation to explore the possibility of working together.

When I work

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Further information

With over 20 years of therapeutic experience, I am a qualified Person-Centred & Emotion-Focused Psychotherapist & Supervisor, Healing Coach, Teacher & Master Firewalk Instructor. As a registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (MBACP), I work by their Code of Ethics and Professional Standards for Practice.

I aim to empower positive emotional, cognitive, behavioural and relational development for individuals, couples and groups utilising mindfulness, emotion-focused, compassion and somatic-based approaches. Offering profound understanding of what is required to facilitate deep and lasting change, I specialise in helping to free my clients from troublesome emotions, thoughts, beliefs or behaviours that are restricting their lives or relationships. I also offer caseload supervision for other counselling and psychotherapy professionals.

In addition to working in individual settings, I design and facilitate transformational workshops and retreats which incorporate tools to heal the past, grounding to enhance the present and focus for energising future goals and aspirations.

I would be delighted to be your companion on your well-being journey or create a bespoke event for your group or organisation. So why not give me a call or send me a message outlining what change you would like to bring into your life!

Imperial Wharf, SW6

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

PVG Scheme

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Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

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Kay Capaldi
Kay Capaldi