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I am a fully UKCP registered specialist Couple and Family Psychotherapist with over 20 years experience of providing psychotherapy for couples and families. Alongside my private practice I have worked for the NHS in adult mental health services.

Key to the way I work is helping couples develop a more fulfilling relationship by:
  • Learning how to do more of what is helpful and less of what is unhelpful for their relationship
  • Developing skills in effective communication
  • Understanding how to successfully navigate their conflicts and dilemmas.
I provide a safe, non-blaming, and non-judgemental space for couples to work through their problems and dilemmas.
When it comes to making important decisions, such as a couple deciding whether to stay together or separate, I have no agenda other than to be as useful as I can be in enabling my clients to better understand themselves, their situation, and their possibilities. This provides clients with insight and a guide for making their own important decisions.
I have expertise in working with heterosexual and LGBT couples who are experiencing:-
  • Ongoing and unresolved conflicts
  • Difficulties in communication
  • Impact of one partner suffering from depression/other mental health issues
  • Considering separation and/or divorce
  • Issues around anger, abuse and/or violence in the relationship
  • Challenges of having different backgrounds/cultures
  • Sexual tensions/difficulties
  • Moving on from infidelity
  • Demands of new baby/extended family/step-children on the couple relationship.

I have worked with couples from all walks of life, and welcome people from all cultures, ethnicities and sexual orientations.

Katrina Waller

Specialist Couple and Family Psycotherapist

Member of United Kingdom Council for Pschotherapy (UKCP) and Association of Family Therapy