Catherine is a qualified surgical chiropodist/podiatrist and a registered member of the British Chiropody & Podiatry Association, trained at the SMAE Institute in Maidenhead.  She is also registered with the Health Professions Council

The SMAE Institute incorporating the Open College of Chiropody was formed in 1919 and is the largest professional organisation representing the interests of thousands of fully trained chiropodists and podiatrists who have trained at the SMAE Institute, the School of Surgical Chiropody and Podiatric Medicine at Maidenhead, Berkshire.

The British Chiropody and Podiatry Association represents the majority of privately practicing chiropodists and podiatrists in the UK.