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Kathy Stelfox Counselling

Registered BACP Accredited and Professional Counsellor of
individual and couples. 
Practices located inThatcham, Berkshire close to A4 and Shrewton practice serves Andover, Salisbury and the surrounding villages via Larkhill off A303.
Parking at both locations.
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A warm welcome to my site 

So, what makes me different from any other counsellor you might ask yourself? In honesty, I do not think I am different; most people who choose this profession do so because they want to 'rescue' — the old cliché of "wanting to help others" springs to mind. In my case, it was a journey of personal experiences that brought me to this career, and the desire to get underneath my problems and bad choices.  My thinking was, if I can understand what makes me feel like this, it will allow me to stop existing and enjoy living and help to provide me with the ability to give genuine empathy when sitting with clients.

My mission of self-discovery brought me to the world of counselling. I believe it to be a privilege to be accepted into a stranger's world.  To hear their problems and offer guidance in a secure place for them to explore and confront deep-rooted behavioural patterns that can hold us back – believe me, it is not always easy to tackle your demons.   However, the journey can be powerful and inspiring toward changing negative thoughts into positive thinking and looking forward to achieving your goals.

When you struggle to make sense of how you feel, it becomes increasingly difficult to express yourself, in your relationship, or to friends. It can become overwhelming, and the confusion can prevent you from everyday functioning.  It is true to say, I have been there, done that and read loads of self-help books.  But nothing worked in the same way as openly talking to someone who ultimately 'gets me' and has the tools and theory to help, support and who can walk alongside in times of need.

So, how do you know it is working? When you start to feel more capable of making decisions with a sense of control of your future, then you are well on the way! 

If this is where you want to get to, and you are fed-up trying to make sense of anxiety, depression, relationship problems, or continuously making poor choices, then help and support from a professionally qualified counsellor can really help to guide you through.   


Contact Kathy in complete confidence at or 07730896759 for an assessment.

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Areas of specialism:-

  • Understanding Anxiety & Depression

  • Bereavement including loss and complex grief

  • Trauma 

  • Neurodiversity: 
    - Autism spectrum (ASD) including     Asperger's Syndrome
    - AD(H)D

  • Personality Disorders using CBT

  • Attachment Styles

  • Couple & individual counselling

  • Emotional/Relationship Difficulties

  • Family Issues (not family counselling)

  • Divorce and Separation Issues

  • Solution Focused Therapy 

  • Low Self-Esteem/Confidence

  • Making positive choices

  • Communication Skills

  • Self-Discovery

  • Loneliness

  • Effective communication

  • Long-term and short-term counselling

  • Searching for Hope

  • Achieving and sustaining goals 

  • Future forward planning

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) Counsellor - Affiliated with Health Assured 

  • Vitality - Private Healthcare counselling

An excerpt from the Self-Care Wheel

Learn who you are

Figure out what you want in life

Plan short and long-term goals

Make a vision board

Foster friendships

Go on dates

Get a coffee with a friend

Get out of debt

Just relax

Write a poem or a book

Spend time with your family

Learn to play a musical instrument

Created by Olga Phoenix - Healing for Social Change (2013)

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