About Kate

 

Kate Chorley is a qualified counsellor, psychotherapist, life coach & marriage counsellor and has been practicing professionally since 2004 in Sydney, Australia. She has worked predominantly in private practice and also in a variety of community service settings. Kate holds a professional membership with the Professional Association in the Counselling and Psychotherapy Field in Australia (PACFA)

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Kate’s primary role is to assist her client to raise their self-awareness and that of the world around them. From this state of being they are more empowered with knowledge and understanding of the choices they can make that will best serve them.

She uses a range of therapeutic counselling techniques such as Person Centred, Solution Focused, Gestalt and Narrative Therapy and supports her clients to connect more deeply with their body through felt sense to more fully understand what is true for them beyond ideals and beliefs of the mind.

Kate has supported her clients to successfully address issues such as addictions, disordered eating, depression, anxiety, childhood issues, self-esteem, self confidence and relationship issues.

Kate possesses an open and straight-forward approach yet is highly sensitive and responsive to her clients needs. 

She became interested in supporting others after a period of struggling with her own emotional issues. Kate found that through this time the most difficult aspect was the lack of understanding around her own feelings and not knowing where to find the right support. This created feelings of isolation and hopelessness which she found difficult to live with.

Kate shares an insiders understanding of emotional distress and offers true support and felt understanding coupled with professional education, training and experience to provide her clients with a well rounded, therapeutic experience.

On a personal level, Kate has been married for 21 years and has 3 children. She enjoys a rich and fulfilling relationship with her husband and has overcome many ups and downs in marriage and family life. This gives her much insight into issues and problems that her clients may be having in these areas. 

Kate is also a feature writer with YourTango. This site has a focus on love, relationships and overcoming the challenges surrounding this aspect of our lives.

In 2010 Kate began studying the gentle art of Esoteric Healing with Serge Benhayon of Universal Medicine. “It was here that I began to truly self-heal, by making new, supportive lifestyle choices, I experienced profound personal transformation as a result. I now enjoy sharing all that has been revealed to me through my own ongoing journey of self-discovery and self-healing with my clients.”  For more information please go to Unimed Living and Unimed Living Sydney

Kate’s extensive experience covers:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Addictions – smoking, alcoholism, drug use and gambling
  • Weight problems, disordered eating and an unhealthy lifestyle
  • Relationships issues and divorce
  • Childhood Issues
  • Trauma & Abuse
  • Domestic Violence Survivors
  • Self-Esteem and Confidence
  • Fears and phobias

All therapy is 100% confidential and private.

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