About me

Qualifications

2007   Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, London Metropolitan University

2004   MSc in Counselling Psychology, London Metropolitan University

1999    BA Dual Honours in Psychology & Sociology, University of Sheffield

Accreditation

Chartered Counselling Psychologist & Associate Fellow

British Psychological Society

BPS reference: 174470

Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapists

BABCP reference: 060270

Registered Counselling Psychologist

Health and Care Professionals Council

HPCP reference: PYL04970

Continuing Professional Development

I am committed to remaining up to date with the latest theories and research evidence into what works for whom, by reading academic journals and books and attending high quality training courses, as detailed below.

Continuing Professional Development

Mental Health Issues

  • Shame & PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder (2018)
  • Dissociation (2018)
  • Intolerance of uncertainty (2017)
  • Chronic and recurring depression (2016)
  • Persistent pain (2014, 2016)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (2015)
  • Clinical perfectionism (2010, 2015)
  • Eating disorders (2007, 2014)
  • Rape and sexual assault (2015)
  • Suicide, self-harm and self-neglect (2015)
  • Psychosis and personality disorders (2015)
  • Bereavement and loss (2015)
  • Borderline personality disorder (2014)

Theoretical approaches

  • Building Resilience (2008, 2016)
  • Mindfulness (2007, 2008, 2010)
  • Compassion Focused Therapy (2008, 2015, 2016)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (2006, 2014, 2016)
  • Mental capacity & human rights (2016)
  • Emotional regulation (2008)
  • Working with interpreters (2007)
  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy (2005)

Professional Accreditation

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Dr Kate Castle

C1 Health Centre, 25 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6AA

07887 908 433

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