Student and Staff Wellbeing

Staff Profile

Kate Aitchison

Team Manager,Student Wellbeing Service


Roles and Responsibilities

I joined the Student Wellbeing service in October 2010 as a therapist and became the manager of both the counselling and mental health teams in January 2017. I support the teams in offering support to students as well as working across the University to increase understanding of the service and how to best support students with mental health or emotional difficulties.


BA Hons Psychology: Newcastle University
Foundation degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy: Sunderland University
Postgraduate Certificate in Low Intensity Psychological Therapies: Newcastle University

Previous Positions

CBT Coach (Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner) at North Tyneside Psychological Therapies Service

Lecturer and Personal Tutor; Low Intensity Psychological Therapy, Psychology, Newcastle University

Therapist, Student Wellbeing Service, Newcastle University