Kate holds a MA in Counselling Psychology and a post-graduate certificate in Infant Mental Health. She has also completed EMDR Basic Training. Kate has been providing support services and counselling to children, teens, adults, couples and families for 40 years, helping thousands of people overcome challenges and reach their potential.
Kate integrates attachment theory and mindfulness practices with cutting edge research in the field of neurobiology and applies it to her practice with compassion and cultural sensitivity. Her approach is warm, accepting, positive and solution-focused. Kate also offers Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an effective treatment for many types of psychological distress including trauma, PTSD, and anxiety.
With many years of experience working with children with special needs, Kate offers counselling to children with special needs who often struggle with social and emotional challenges.
Behavioural patterns within relationships, the neurobiology of attachment, Autism, trauma, loss, parenting challenges, ADHD, sensory processing, and addictions form the foundation of Kate's current practice, writing, and workshop presentations.