Kim Tasso | Accredited Counsellor | London | NCPS

Kim Tasso

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS22-02968

Location: London

Kim Tasso is a qualified counsellor who is also a qualified professional coach. She practices online and in person in Kent and London. She continues to volunteer as a counsellor for Richmond Counselling & Psychotherapy Services (RCPS). She runs her own management consultancy specialising in professional services.

Business Life

Kim Tasso BA(Hons) DipM FCIM MCIJ MBPsS MNCPS (Acc) MBA is also managing director of RedStarKim Ltd. She is an independent management consultant, specialising in the professional services sector, with over 30 years’ experience.

After qualifying in psychology and working for several years in the technology sector in marketing and sales roles she worked for leading professional service firms. She started her own business in 1994. She has worked for over 300 clients including: solicitors’ firms, barristers’ chambers, patent attorneys, accountancy practices, insolvency practitioners, actuaries, surveyors, marketing services agencies and management consultants.

She advises on and provides training and coaching in the strategic and operational aspects of management, change, marketing, selling and client relationship management.


She has published seven books (on selling and business development, media relations and social media, soft skills, growth strategies and business relationships) and hundreds of articles.


She held Non-Executive Director positions in the property industry.
She was a Trustee of Richmond Borough Mind (a mental health charity) for over five years until 2024.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Psychology/Counselling qualifications

    Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Counselling (May 2021 – April 2023)

    Mental Health First Aider (2021)

    Level 3 Certificate in Counselling skills (2014 - 2015)

    Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (2014)

    Occupational Ability/Personality Test User Level A & B (NEO PI-R) British Psychological Society (2013)

    Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner (2008)

    Diploma in Professional Coaching & Mentoring - Oxford School of Coaching and Mentoring (OCM) (2001)

    BA (Hons) Psychology Upper Second. British Psychological Society (BPS) approved Open University (1983 – 1989)

    Other qualifications

    Interpersonal Mediation Practitioner’s Certificate (Accredited) UK Mediation (Level 4 qualification recognised by AIM) (2021)

    Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Open Business School (1993 - 1996)

    Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing Chartered Institute of Marketing (1991)
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Emotional issues
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Parenting skills
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Start exercising
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
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