Counsellor working with adults and adolescents.
Counsellor and Professional Coach working with adolescents, couples and adults. Masters in Counselling (Monash) Professional Coaching Levels 1-4. BA (Hons) Business Education (QTS). Kate is a qualified Teacher and Counsellor, a member of APACS (Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore) and a fully qualified Life Coach with 100 hours plus Coaching experience.
Kate also offers affordable therapy at a rate of $170 per session.
Background & Experience
Kate qualified as a Teacher in the UK in 2000 and has taught at local and International Schools in the UK, NZ, HK and Singapore. Qualifying as a Counsellor in 2013 from Monash University, Kate went on to pursue Professional Coaching Qualifications finishing Level 4 in 2019.
Kate is a people focused person who is friendly, positive and caring. Experienced and qualified to work across the spectrum of individuals, couples and families, Kate offers a solution focused approach and primarily uses Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy in her work. Kate has presented Workshops on subjects such as Dealing with Stress and Communicating with Teenagers.
Kate’s goal is to listen carefully to what you say and to hear what you don’t say, always aiming to offer a safe space and a confidential ear.
Working with Adolescents
Kate has worked in schools and kindergartens with children and adolescents for a number of years. These students have faced a variety of struggles including behavioural and emotional difficulties and issues within their home and family. Kate is experienced and confident in working with adolescents in schools from all socio- economic and cultural backgrounds.
Working with Adults
Kate has recently spent a considerable amount of time Coaching Adults. These sessions have largely focused on a number of issues, including work life balance, family life, working and living overseas, living away from family, empty nest syndrome and relationships.
Kate is a mother of four children. With a sixteen year age gap between the eldest and the youngest, she has experienced the full spectrum including teenagers and toddlers at the same time! Kate has lived in Asia for over 16 years and grew up as an expat child; she endeavours to connect with Singapore’s more transient expat community, as well as the culturally diverse local community. Kate is a sporty and active person and enjoys travel. With a growing interest in meditation she is working on developing her skills and generally becoming more mindful!