Kate Silverton

Broadcaster, Author & Children's Mental Health Expert

Kate Silverton is one of the UK’s leading and best-loved broadcasters; along with having a successful career in broadcasting, her lifelong passion has been to advocate for children and their emotional wellbeing.

About Kate

In her twenty-five years as a journalist, Kate has become one of the BBC’s main national news presenters. She has produced and presented numerous documentaries, including for the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme, ‘Panorama’. She has reported from the frontlines in Iraq and Afghanistan, covered the glitz and glamour of the Oscars in Hollywood, as well as stepped out beneath the glitter ball herself as a contestant on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.

Throughout it all, Kate has advocated for children and their emotional well-being. Her academic roots are in child development, with a BSc in Psychology; she has worked for more than a decade in children’s mental health, ultimately retraining as a children’s counsellor with the children’s mental health charity, Place2Be and she is now qualified as a child therapist, and practices clinically with young children at a London primary school. Philanthropically, for many years she has supported charities like the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, The NHS Maudsley Foundation Trust, as well as the NSPCC and their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Royal Foundation.

Her passion is to share what she has learned with as many parents as she can, to help them to have the parenting experience they have always hoped to have, and for their children to have the parenting experience they deserve.

Kate is also highly-experienced in working with corporates delivering engaging, warm and inspirational talks and Q&A’s to employees as well as Boards/Executive Teams. In April 2021, Kate released her book 'There's No Such Thing As Naughty' which is a Sunday Times Best Seller.

PR, Media and Professional Booking Enquires for Kate Silverton:





What's New?

November 2023

Child therapist and bestselling author, Kate Silverton was invited as a guest on TTS resources Early Years Podcast, hosted by ABC does. Across 4 episodes, Kate emphasises the importance of understanding the science behind behind children's behaviour, busting myths, and offering practical strategies. Whether you're a parent or a practitioner, Kate equips you with tools to navigate emotional regulation and developmental challenges. In the first episode, Kate opens up about her academic journey and returning to her passion for children’s mental health. Part 1 is available now, on all podcast platforms.

November 2023

Author and broadcaster, Kate Silverton, was invited by Network Rail to host their annual Rail Wellbeing Live event this week. Rail Wellbeing Live has been set up with a simple mission; to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone who works in our rail services. Kate was thrilled to be involved for the second year running at such an important event.

September 2023

Author, broadcaster and child therapist, Kate Silverton was invited to speak on a panel at a Bing Bunny Partners Day this week. Kate participated in a panel discussion on child development and what parents can do to best support good future mental health for their little ones. The panellists delved into how children’s stress responses can be triggered by what they watch and they explored the ways in which Bing can be used as a powerful tool for parents to support their children’s emotional and mental health.

June 2023

Author, broadcaster and child therapist, Kate Silverton travelled to Glasgow this week to speak at 'The Close Community' event organised by Tigers. The Tigers conference was created to support professionals working with children and young people, as well as those with an interest in early childhood development, love in a professional context and the Science of Attachment. The event brought together inspirational speakers who each gave their perspective on the science of connection offering invaluable insights to attendees. Well done Kate for your fantastic presentation!

July 2022

So lovely to see Kate Silverton and Charlotte Stirling Reed speaking at the 50th Anniversary event for Stokke Tripp Trapp Chair

November 2021

Kate Silverton on BBC Children In Need ‘I Can See Your Voice’ a whopping £40.3 Million was raised through the evening!

May 2021

‘There’s No Such Thing as Naughty’ has reached No. 1 on The Sunday Times bestseller list! Congratulations Kate on this amazing achievement!

May 2020

Best selling author Kate Silverton was on the cover of 2nd May's YOU Magazine! Her ground-breaking parenting guide, No such thing as ‘naughty’ is out now.

April 2021

Kate will be on The One show tonight on BBC to discuss her book "No Such Thing As ‘Naughty’" - tune in @7pm!

April 2021

We are excited to announce that Kate's book "There’s No Such Thing As ‘Naughty’" is published on 29th April - a truly ground-breaking guide for parents. Available to pre-order now!

February 2021

Kate was part of Now & Beyond's line up of talks and interviews for Children's Mental Health Week 2021 - sharing best practices around mental health for parents and teachers - great work Kate!

Privacy Policy | © Copyright – Bev James Management 2020. All rights reserved.