About me

WHY A COUNSELLOR/PSYCHOTHERAPIST

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  • to provide safe and professional support
  • to address emotional pain, unhelpful thinking, distress and confusion
  • to achieve self-understanding, personal development, positive change, improved self-care and well-being
  • training and experience has shown how a therapeutic relationship can help with the healing processes and making positive changes

PERSONAL QUALITIES/ATTRIBUTES

  • genuine, sensitive, calm, caring, patient, and self-aware.
  • active engagement within the working relationship
  • able to challenge where helpful
  • respectful of individual beliefs, experiences and differences
  • continuous learning with respect to my personal and professional development
  • interested in new learnings, and working in new areas.

ETHICAL

  • attentive to supporting others ethically ie in the clients best interest and not to cause harm
  • having regular counselling and supervision throughout the duration of my training
  • personal insight and clinical experience in supporting an ethical therapeutic relationship.

EXPERIENCE

I have gained a wide range of experience having worked with all ages and for various organisations including:

  • Private Practice
  • Nottingham Counselling Service
  • Police Firearms Officers Association (PFOA)
  • Marriage Counselling Organisation
  • Harmless (self-harm and mental health issues)
  • EAP (working with employees)
  • Private Healthcare (alcohol abstinence)
  • Foster Carers
  • Nottingham County Council
  • Nottingham Rape Crisis
  • Carers Federation
  • APAS (alcohol problems)
  • Bilborough College
  • Secondary Schools
  • Place-2-Be (primary school)
  • Voluntary work within the mental health field for 15 years
  • Psychiatric Healthcare

I specialise in anxiety and relationship, and I have experience of working with a vast range of  issues including:

grief – bereavement – shame –  anger – rage – anxiety – panic – depression – stress – trauma – emotional abuse
psychological abuse – childhood issues – low self-esteem – low self-confidence – self-harm – relationships – divorce
betrayal – sexuality – alcohol problems – domestic abuse – sexual abuse – eating disorders – work issues – health issues
stuckness – confusion – paranoia – guilt – pregnancy –  parenting – abortion – miscarriage – post-traumatic stress – personality disorders

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING

  • BACP Accredited and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist
    I have achieved a substantial amount of training and experience, please see > BACP Accreditation
  • BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy (validated by BACP)
  • MSc/PhD Metaphysical Sciences (Spiritual Counselling)
  • Diplomas:
    – Compassion Focussed Therapy
    – Psychology for Success
    – Relationship Psychology
    – Mindful Mental Health
    – Professional Relaxation Therapy
    – CBT
    – EMDR
    – Mindfulness
    – Life Coaching
    – NLP
    – Meridian Psychotherapy (EFT)
    – Insomnia
    – Chronic Fatigue,
    – Holistic Health
    – Colour, and Nutrition
  • Certificates and courses
    Introduction to EcoTherapy
    Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT/tapping)
    Hypnotherapy  (non practicing)
    Anxiety
    Depression
    Attachment
    Anger and Rage
    Relationship counselling
    Couple counselling
    Rape and Sexual Abuse
    Child Sexual Abuse
    Domestic Violence
    Trauma
    Alcohol Problems
    Personality Disorders
    Mental Health and Mental Illness.

LOCATION

  • My private practice for counselling and psychotherapy offers its services in Nuthall, Nottingham.
  • Other surrounding areas are, Cinderhill, Bulwell, Kimberley, Watnall,  Hucknall, Bilborough, Basford, Stapleford

Kathy Brown  see > home page

Email: kathycbrown22@gmail.com

Text or Call: 07583988552