I hold an Advanced Diploma in Counselling from the Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge. My orientation is psychodynamic, though I am an experienced pluralistic practitioner. I also hold a Diploma in Coaching from the University of Cambridge.


I have worked for over twenty years in higher education, as a university lecturer, director of studies, tutor, coach and trainer. I have worked in private practice since 2015, before which I was an associate therapist at Mr. Bee's Family Centre, Kings Lynn, and at the University of Cambridge Counselling Service (student service). 


I deliver open-ended and brief therapy to all adults and work extensively with clients in the higher education sector. I offer therapy and coaching to individuals referred through organisations and funding bodies, including the Crane's Fund (University of Cambridge).


My areas of experience are:  Abuse; Anger; Anxiety; Autism Spectrum and Other Neurodivergent Conditions; Bereavement; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME; Cultural Issues; Depression; Disability; Emotional Eating; Identity Problems; Infertility; Loss; OCD; Personal Development; Relationships; Self-esteem; Self-harm; Sex-related Issues; Sexual Identity; Sexuality; Stress; Study-related Issues; Trauma; Women's Issues; Work-related Issues.

About Me

I offer counselling specific to higher education settings: transition and adjustment; productivity and time management; study block; procrastination and perfectionism; assertiveness; stress management; exams and intermission.

I also offer performance and development coaching: supporting growth; communication; overcoming 'blocks'; problem-solving and decision-making; skills enhancement; developing resilience; supporting change; career development; and supporting endings.


I have undertaken CPD training in working with LGBT clients (Pink Therapy); intercultural therapy (Nafsiyat); 

emotional eating; psychopathology; clinical assessment; and working with clients on the autistic spectrum (WPF Therapy).

I am a Registered Member of the BACP and adhere to its Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy.


Counselling & Psychotherapy in Cambridge

Kate Daniels