Catherine McMurrough provides a safe, supportive, non- judgemental space for clients to express their thoughts and feelings freely in their own time, talking about what is troubling them. Ensuring that her client feels listened too and heard. She draws on Carl Rogers’ theory of Person Centred Counselling which focuses on the counselling relationship; keeping her client at the centre of everything that she does and providing the correct conditions empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard for her client, to facilitate their growth.
Catherine believes that every single person has the potential to grow and change, given the correct conditions and that each client is the best expert on themselves. Treating each person as a unique individual with their own unique individual experience of the world.
With a background of working with children in a primary school and having time out to have a family of her own Catherine has a kind, caring and nurturing nature. She has a great understanding of people and life’s challenges. Catherine has had many life experiences that have given her an insight into many different areas that people may struggle with. She works in an empathic way with her clients, listening to them and exploring their world with them. Walking along side them and supporting them all the way.
Catherine is a Person-Centred Counsellor and is a registered member of the BACP. She works within The Awareness Centre’s NHS Counselling Service in Sutton. Catherine is currently working towards her CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling skills.