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Kala Patel


I am a Humanistic, Person centred, Phenomenological & Transpersonal Psychotherapist.


I am a senior practitioner with 24 years of experience having worked for:

  • PPC Ltd

  • Charles Keene College (later Leicester College)

  • The EAP based within Occupational Health at George Eliot Hospital 

  • & Private Practice as a Person-Centred therapist and supervisor from 2003. 


The above includes working with adults, children and young people including those who are cared for and fostered.

I also taught on counselling programmes at NWHC; with the Open University on the Death & Dying and Introduction to Counselling modules; and as a secondary school teacher in Northamptonshire and Leicestershire from 2004 to 2017.

From 1997 to 2004 I worked in a voluntary capacity for Open Door Leicester, NW Leicestershire MIND and as the Editor of the BACP RACE Journal.


I am currently a Psychotherapeutic Trustee for an independent school in London working with disenfranchised/excluded young people.

Prior to working within the Mental Health field, I worked and volunteered with numerous HIV/AIDS organisations in London, Birmingham and Leicester as a health education trainer and a manager.

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