Kelly Porch Counselling

07999 858630

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My name is Kelly Porch and I would love to work with you to help you with whatever it is that is troubling you right now. 

I am a qualified therapeutic counsellor with a lot of experience. I am based in Kettering, Northamptonshire and I offer appointments both during the daytime and evening.  Unlike some agencies and organisations, counselling with me is not time-limited or restricted to a specific number of sessions - you can have as many as you want or need. 

I provide person-centred counselling which is a popular form of counselling in the UK. This type of counselling puts you in control - I won't tell you what we should talk about or assume I know more about you than you know about yourself (you just might not know that yet!). We will work together to help you to identify what you would like to change and how you might be able to do that. 

As well as helping people with all of the above issues and concerns, I also have a specialist interest in helping those who have a chronic health issue or chronic pain. Click here for more information.

I am easily accessible from all of the surrounding areas to Kettering, such as Wellingborough, Corby, Northampton and Market Harborough, as I am work in a location very close to the A14 and walking distance from Kettering Railway Station.


Qualifications and Training
  • ​Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Studies

  • BSc Honours Degree in Psychology

  • OCN Certificate in Counselling Supervision 

  • CoE Pain Management Practitioner

  • Sexual Trauma Training by Zoe Lodrick

  • Treating Generalised Anxiety Disorder and Panic Attacks

  • Working at Relational Depth by Mick Cooper

  • Understanding Attachment Theory by Niki Reeves

  • Alcohol and Drug Awareness (Aquarius)

  • Addictions Brief Advice and AUDIT Screening Tool Training (Aquarius)

  • Trauma, Dissociation and Recovery (PODS)

Previous Experience
  • Moulton FE College - Lead Therapeutic Counsellor;

  • Northamptonshire Centre for Counselling Studies - Founder, Centre Manager and Tutor

  • Teamwork - Therapeutic Counsellor

  • Bedford College - Counselling course tutor

Professional Registration
  • I am a registered member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). 

  • The BACP Register is recognised by the UK Government and consists of counsellors who have met specified standards for registration. Membership of this register means that I am bound by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.  

  • A copy of my counselling qualification certificate is available upon request and proof of registration can be viewed here (registration number 088899).