Catherine Relf

Catherine Relf

Registered Member MBACP (Senior Accredited)

Contact information

Phone number
07747 673395

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Therapist - EXETER

07747 673395
Sessions from £45.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

With more than 30 years post-qualifying experience covering brief, medium and on-going work I offer my clients a wide breadth of experience and knowledge. I am dedicated to offering the highest level of professional practice and have a genuine compassion and interest in people and the 'human condition' with a natural desire to support and facilitate others to live their lives effectively and resourcefully. During this time I have gained the greatest respect for the individual's capacity and potential for self-determination.

I have extensive experience of working with family and relationship issues. Long term experience working for a University, an FE college as a staff counsellor, also in Primary Care, Social Services and regularly undertake work for several Employee Assistance Programmes. I am also registered with BUPA.

My working model is primarily psychodynamic, underpinned by an integrative approach drawing on various trainings and experience including psychoanalytic. Additionally, I am a qualified assessor- I will use these skills in my own assessments as well taking into consideration the needs of the individual client.

I am committed to ongoing Continuing Professional Development.

I work in Exeter offering time-limited or on-going counselling support. I am data protection reg. and hold a current 'Enhanced DBS' certificate.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Infertility, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Service veterans, Sexual identity, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Integrative, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Solution focused brief therapy

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Organisations

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited