Kate Ede offers her clients acceptance, genuineness and empathic understanding in a neutral and comfortable environment where the client can feel at ease and be authentic. She provides a safe, confidential place to build a trusting relationship with clients’, so they can explore the issues that have brought them to seek counselling without fear of judgement. This approach allows clients to process difficult thoughts and feelings at their own pace. Person-centred counselling can help individuals of all ages with a range of personal issues.
Kate has a background of working in caring environments as a Health Care Assistant for the NHS. She found offering empathy and understanding came very naturally to her and she has worked with people from all walks of life. She is interested helping others to build their self-esteem and confidence and working with survivors of sexual abuse, rape, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Kate is currently studying Person-Centred Counselling, working towards a foundation degree and has student membership with the BACP. She has been studying for two years and has had her own experience of counselling. She works on an open-ended basis within The Awareness Centre’s low cost counselling service based in Tooting.