Dr Kirsten Kitson DPsych, C.Psychol, MBACP, BSc, BA

Dr Kirsten Kitson DPsych, C.Psychol, MBACP, BSc, BA

Neal's Yard
9 Rotunda Terrace
Montpellier Street
GL50 1SW

07816897032 / 01242 522136

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Neal's Yard
9 Rotunda Terrace
Montpellier Street
GL50 1SW

07816897032 / 01242 522136

About me


I offer one to one therapy to adults and have experience providing therapy for a range of difficulties including depression, general anxiety disorder (GAD), stress, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), OCD, panic, phobias, health anxiety, eating disorders, substance misuse and relationship difficulties (to name a few). Having worked in a range of settings including the NHS and Forensic services and being accredited with the HCPC and Chartered with the BPS, I have developed a robust and evidence based practice which can give you confidence in the treatment being provided.

In the initial assessment, we will work together to explore the problem, what keeps it going and how treatment might help to address it. This collaboration will form the basis of our work; enabling us to gain greater insight into the problem with the view to bring about change. I will aim to tailor the therapeutic approach to your needs and goals for treatment. This will involve me drawing on training in a range of therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic, Person Centred, Compassion Focused Therapy and Solution Focused therapy.

Please feel free to email or phone with any questions about my background, approach etc or visit my website www.glospsych.co.uk.

On street parking is available at the treatment rooms and is free after 6pm. Where appropriate online or telephone sessions may be available.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained at Roehampton University where I completed my doctorate in Counselling Psychology. I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), chartered by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and hold full membership to the BPS division of Counselling Psychology. I am also registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC). I am also a member of the BABCP, currently working towards accreditation.

I have received formal training in: Person-Centred, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Solution Focused therapy; working from a relational stance.

I have worked with adults and adolescents in a variety of settings including the NHS, HM Prison service and in the voluntary sector. This has involved the short, medium and long-term treatment of problems of varying severity.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


Sessions are £75 for 50 minutes. Concessions may be available.

Further information


Self-referrals and referrals from professionals are both welcomed.

Maps & Directions

Cheltenham, GL50 1SW

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Between 2pm and 9pm on Mondays. Other times may be available by request.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults