Kate Dunn Counselling in Chichester, West Sussex

Professional Qualifications

BEd(Hons) – University of Sussex
BSc(Hons) Psychology – Open University
Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling – University of Sussex
MA Psychotherapeutic Counselling – University of Brighton
Diploma in Online Counselling – OnlineCounsellors.co.uk

Further Training Courses

Supervision training with the Centre for Supervision and Team Development (CSTD) – Bath

CBT Introductory Training at the Oxford Centre for Cognitive Therapy

Mindfulness Training (8 week course in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy - MBCT). In February 2015 I attended a 7 day professional Mindfulness Teacher Training Retreat with the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, University of Bangor, focussing on the teaching of both Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and MBCT to a variety of client groups.

Ongoing Professional Development

I regularly attend training courses and workshops to extend my understanding of specific difficulties and needs. Themes addressed by some of the workshops I have attended in recent years include:

  • The delivery of brief therapy
  • Assessing for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Working with those on the autistic spectrum
  • Working with trauma
  • Working with loss and bereavement
  • Using self-help materials within therapeutic settings
  • Mindfulness in higher education settings, working with children and young people
  • Understanding how the brain develops and responds throughout life; links with current neuro-scientific research
  • Working with those in the later years of life
  • Using creative writing in therapy
  • Counselling Self-harming and Suicidal Clients
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Compassionate Mind Therapy

My Qualifications. BACP logo 2018

Professional Accreditation and Memberships

I am a senior accredited and registered counsellor/supervisor - British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)and I abide by their Ethical Framework for Good Practice


A list of some published articles and book chapters relating to my work:

Dunn, K (2014) The therapeutic alliance online in Weitz, P (Ed) (2014) Psychotherapy 2.0: Where Psychotherapy and Technology Meet London: Karnac books
Dunn, K (2012) A qualitative investigation into the online counselling relationship: To meet or not to meet Counselling and Psychotherapy Research 12 (4) pp 316 -326
Goss, S (2012) Research Review: When email works Therapeutic Innovations in Light of Technology (TILT) 2 (5) pp10, 11
Dunn, K (2011) How does meeting online impact the therapeutic relationship? Therapy Today 22 (8) pp 48-50
Mitchell, N & Dunn, K (2007)Pragmatic evaluation of the viability of CCBT self-help for depression in higher education Counselling and Psychotherapy Research 7 (3) pp144-150

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