Kate has worked as a Dramatherapist in the NHS for the past 17 years. Her work has been based in community mental health teams and on acute inpatient units. Kate offers psychological treatment for people experiencing complex and enduring mental health issues. More recently Kate has taken a managerial role within her NHS Trust.
The aim of Kate’s clinical work is to support her clients to reclaim the creative parts of themselves. She encourages the people she works with to develop a more nurturing relationship with the self and to develop healthy boundaries for their relationships with others.
Kate passionately believes that arts and culture contributes the most towards a person’s health and wellbeing. Kate is a qualified creative clinical supervisor and is currently studying a 1-year foundation in family interventions.
Kate has recently supported her local community theatre company and she has a weird obsession with contemporary puppet shows and a love affair with museums and historical objects.