Qualifications and training

  • University of St. Andrews, BSc (Hons) Physiology.

  • University of Reading, Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling (Level 7, Distinction) and Postgraduate Certificate in Psychodynamic Theory and Counselling Skills (Level 7, Distinction).

  • Terapia, London, Postgraduate Diploma in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapy and Counselling Supervision (accredited by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy UKCP and validated by Middlesex University). 

  • No5 Young People, Reading, Certificate in Counselling Young People (BACP endorsed).

  • Reading Local Safeguarding Children Board, Designated Persons Safeguarding Training.

  • Accredited and Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

  • On the BACP Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists approved by the UK Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.

  • Approved Supervisor for Play Therapy UK (PTUK)


Member of Reading Therapies Group Committee.

Enhanced certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (updated November 2018).

Regular top-up training in safeguarding, therapeutic skills and other aspects of working with children, young people and adults. 

BUPA recognised therapy provider.

Continuing professional development to update, explore and extend knowledge and understanding of issues affecting my clients and my work with them.



email:  cwclientmail@gmail.com

Catherine Winchester BSc (Hons), Postgrad. Dip., Postgrad. Dip (supervision)  Reg. MBACP (Accred.)

Counselling adults, children and young people in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

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