Awareness Matters

Cathy Press and Awareness Matters are based in Sudbury, Suffolk, conveniently located to those living in and around Bury St. Edmunds, Colchester, Halstead, Braintree and Ipswich. Cathy is currently providing online or telephone counselling, psychotherapy or counselling supervision. Cathy Press has 24 years experience as a therapist and is registered as an MBACP Senior Accredited Counsellor and Supervisor with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and adheres to the Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.

Cathy Press and Awareness Matters run workshops and training for multi-agency professionals, counsellors/psychotherapists, from both statutory and voluntary organisations on issues related to domestic violence & abuse, both in the UK and internationally. Facilitator training in group programmes includes: Who’s in Charge? for parents and carers who experience child to parent violence and abuse, Escape the Trap for young people focused on teenage relationship abuse, the Freedom Programme for adult victims/survivors of domestic abuse and the Community Group Programme for mothers and children after their experience of domestic abuse. All workshops and trainings are now available online. 

Cathy is a trustee of the charity Compassion which has worked for 18 years to promote awareness and understanding about all aspects of domestic violence and abuse nationally and locally in Suffolk.