When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and you Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it.”
― The House at Pooh Corner by A.A Milne
Kathryn works across child and adult with a range of presentations, specialising in supporting parents and adjustment to physical health. For example: working with parents to help them manage their children’s difficult emotions such as anxiety, low mood or anger; working with adolescents struggling with low mood, self harm behaviour or anxiety; adjustment to physical health difficulties and; adults with low mood, trauma or adjustment to life events. As a first step towards getting the support that you need, and to see if you feel Kathryn can help, she provides a free 15-minute telephone. If, on speaking wtih Kathryn, you decide to go ahead with Lomond Psychology, you can arrange an initial assessment (face to face or online) where Kathryn will listen and gather information on your situation. This information will be used to develop a shared understanding of your difficulties (a formulation) taking into account multiple factors and be informed by a range of psychological models and theories. A 50minute session is £120
Online sessions will be conducted using Powerdiary telehealth. You will get an email with link that you just click on. You an use on your laptop, iPad or phone. You do not need to download anything and the connection is secure. Ideally, to get the most out of the session you should be in a room where you will not be disturbed that has soft furnishings and is nto too echoy, not be sitting in front of a window (makes you look very dark) and have earphones with a microphone. You can read more information about telehealth here https://support.powerdiary.com/article/236-telehealth-frequently-asked-questions. An 50 minute online session is £120
Emotional Intelligence for Parents Group
Emotional Intelligence for Parents Group is a 6 session course, spread out over fortnightly sessions. It teaches skills that allow you to respond to your child’s emotions in a way that helps them learn and manage emotions and in a way that helps you manage your emotions in those tricky parenting moments. It also provides a group where parents learn from each other and feel less alone with the challenges of bringing up emotionally intelligent children.
Kathryn values working with other professionals, providing reflective supervision drawing on a range of models and methods. Kathryn has provided clinical and professional supervision to a range of people (Assistant Psychologists, qualified staff, Doctoral and Masters Trainees, and other professionals). She draws predominantly on ACT and CAT insupervision and values the supervisory relationship as a place for professional and personal growth and ensuring best practice. Please get in touch to discuss what you are looking for.