More About Kate

Hello. I’m Kate (she/her). I’m an anti-diet, therapeutic coach, a registered clinical hypnotherapist and a UKCP Psychotherapist in training.

I fully understand your struggle with food and body image because I lived through it for twenty-five years. To the outside world, I appeared to be happy, ‘normal’ and successful, but internally I was in chaos – my eating was out of control and I felt ashamed of my body. Whatever size I was, I never felt ‘good enough’.

In 2005 I stopped dieting, gave up fighting against food and my body and started treating myself with kindness and respect. I began to enjoy eating for pleasure and nourishment, I learned about self-care and the joy of movement, and I learned how to be comfortable and confident in my body. The chaos inside me subsided and I finally felt calm and free.

This is the peace and freedom that I offer you when you work with me.

My Purpose

My mission is to empower women to break free from disordered or chaotic eating, yo-yo dieting, body shame and feelings of being ‘not good enough’.

I will help you to transform your relationship with food and your body, and ultimately yourself, so you can feel peace, calm and a sense of gentle, self-acceptance.

You will learn how to nourish yourself, both physically and mentally, with kindness and self-compassion, so you can live freely, authentically and with complete confidence in your own self-worth.

My Values

Helping others to transform their relationship with food and their bodies is incredibly rewarding. It isn’t just what I do, it’s an integral part of who I am, and it is truly heartwarming to witness each client’s success.

I value freedom, love, honesty, openness, authenticity and connection.

Outside the therapy space, I honour my own sense of peace and joy – spending time with friends, hiking, canoeing, swimming, meditating, reading, listening to music and cuddling my cats.

Education And Experience

UKCP Psychotherapist in training – Awaken School of Outcome Oriented Psychotherapies

Eating Disorder Practitioner – National Centre for Eating Disorders

Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist – Academy of the Inner Mind

Certified Master Practitioner of NLP – Northern School of NLP

Certified Nutrition & Weight Consultant – Future Fit Training

Certified Health Coach – Health Coach Institute

Certified Life Coach – Health Coach Institute

BSc (Hons) Psychology – Open University

I have also completed training and workshops in the following:

EFT for Emotional Eating

Racism and Fatphobia

Suicide & Self Harm Prevention

Menopause – Hypnotherapy for relief of symptoms

Sleep Consultant – Improving length and quality of sleep

“When underfed, whether from a self- imposed diet or starvation, you will obsess about food.”

Evelyn Tribole