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About Me

"I rarely draw what I see. I draw what I feel in my body" Barbara Hepworth.

Kate Hardwicke

Psychotherapist &
Psychodynamic Supervisor

About Kate

Kate is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist who has been accredited with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) since 2000. She works with individuals and as a clinical supervisor registered with the British Association of Psychonalytic and Psychodynamic Supervision (BAPPS). She is also a member of the Arbours Association of Psychotherapists (AAP).

Kate began her career in therapeutic communities, providing residential care and treatment to adults. In addition she worked intensively at the Arbours Crisis Centre, an internationally renowned facility providing an alternative to in-patient hospital treatment for adults who have experienced acute emotional distress and mental illness.  From there, Kate co-facilitated psychotherapy groups in hospital acute-secure settings and provided clinical supervision in charity organisations for young people and bereavement services. 

In addition, since 2016, Kate is a well-established clinical supervisor and tutor for the Highgate counselling centre.

Kate has a private practice in Hackney where she works with individuals seeking ways to make sense of what might be troubling them and the sometimes underlying destructive patterns forged to prevent their lives and relationships from improving.


Kate works with individuals over a broad range of relational and historic emotional issues.  As a private supervisor she supports supervisees in setting up their practice and in their training, as well as established psychotherapists in their ongoing clinical work. 

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