Counselling Services

Kathryn Howard - Acquired Brain Injury Counsellor

BA (hons) Dip. Couns MBACP 382708 / BABICM 0973


Kathryn or Kat (as she likes to be known) is a fully qualified accredited Brain Injury Counsellor and joined Headway Surrey in December 2020.

Her passion at home and at work is brain injury.  Kathryn started her career in brain injury in March 2001, she started as a brain injury case manager in August 2010 and qualified as a counsellor in 2019, so with two decades of experience within the care industry, brain injury rehabilitation and support, she has a good working knowledge of those affected by brain injury

Kat uses a humanistic, integrative and relational model which focuses on self-development, growth, responsibility and self-empowerment. She has specialist training in loss, trauma, suicide awareness and bereavement. She has also been a volunteer for three years at St. Winifred's Hospice, Sussex.

Kat offers a safe space to enable change without judgement where each person can explore and discuss their issues.

The counselling service

Kat's service is designed for those living with brain injuries, their families and/ or carers in the Surrey area. If you need emotional support or are struggling with life during the Covid-19 pandemic, Kat can help you deal with mental health issues.

The maximum number of sessions is six and they each one lasts approximately 50 minutes.

Cost:  6 sessions are payable in advance by a donation of £60 (£10 per session).  The Counsellor has the option to offer an additional 2 sessions in special circumstances at £10 a session, payable after the 6th session.  

Contact us

Tel: 01483 455225


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