Helen (Heleena) YATES UKCP Integrative Psychotherapist

Helen (Heleena) YATES UKCP Integrative Psychotherapist

Stiles Court
Newbury Street
OX12 8DN

01235 770146 / 07752086496

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Stiles Court
Newbury Street
OX12 8DN

01235 770146 / 07752086496

About me

Integrative UKCP reg. Psychotherapist since 1999.
Are you feeling stuck, finding life tough, simply lack lustre or zest for living? I offer you a unique space; with full permission to explore and to develop to your fullest potential.

I'm passionate in enabling, supporting and witnessing people grow to overcome their human challenges, as life presents to them, within my professional training/s and life experiences to support the work and frame of your explorations.

Invite your 'self ' to explore. Trust 'yourself' to make contact and explore with me as a committed and confidential guide and witness.
As a fully trained UKCP Reg. Psychotherapist along with a long history of Nursing background and 25 years experience of client work.

In this personal work, I seek to offer each client a complex diversity of skills underpinned with substantial in-depth training/s to all my clients. My trainings include:psychodynnamic, integrative humanistic, Body & Energy /breathwork, Trauma mangement and transpersonal focus with creativity: journal writing, expression with art etc The therapy is to fit each client as they choose and negotiate to work.

What I seek to offer to you: the client is:
Confidentiality and trust.
Clear boundaries in a pleasant space.
Safe environment to explore your own needs and expectations.
Professional integrity; honouring my own ongoing development and personal growth.
All work is supported with regular clinical supervision Michael Soth.
My commitment to truly support you through what may be a challenging process.
I continue to develop as a person using creativity as a basis for all growth.

Possible Benefits To You:
Increased self esteem.
Trust in your own empowerment.
Overcoming challenging situations /relationships.
Understanding your unique personality.
Capacity to work with your own pain and not against it.
Increased compassion to 'self' and for 'others'.
Increased energy for 'life' and new zest for living.
Understanding your 'given' purpose in life.
Supporting your future through self awareness and intention.
I include individuals and couples.
I undertake EAP (employment assisted providers): short term counselling, longer-term provision, for more in depth developmental psychotherapeutic work.
Each client /couples is/are a unique individuals, I believe and need to be respected in this way. I seek to focus upon the 'psychotherapeutic relational' dimensions and what provides the 'glue' to all counselling and psychotherapy theory and practice in the here and now framework.

Please be free to contact me for an initial discussion about your needs. I work with trainee counsellors and psychotherapists as a mentor in a clinical supervisory capacity.

Training, qualifications & experience

UKCP REG Integrative Psychotherapist: No 00994534
Metanoia Institute Ealing London Reg No 12111.
Full training in the following theoretical models:
Psychodynamic Diploma: WPF Westmisnter Pastoral Foundation London.
Integrative MSc & Diploma: Humanistic: Metanoia Institute Ealing London.
Trauma Management Certificate(Babette Rothchild) Chiron Ealing London.
Body, Breath & Energy Psychotherapy Diploma(4 year training) In Breath.
Master Degree: Integrative Psychotherapy: 25 years training in total.
Trained at the following Psychotherapy Centres:
WPF Kensington 1989-92
Metanoia Ealing London 1992-1998
UKCP Reg: 1999
Chiron Body Psychotherapy; 2000-01 B. Rothchild
InBreath Energy /Body Psychotherapy: 2003-08. Gerde Lange / Jane Okondo
Body Psychotherapy: Michael Soth Chiron 2010. 'Therapy on the Mattress'-Body Psychotherapy workshop training.
Training in CBT: Mindfulness and Meditation techniques. 2010
With Hugh Poulton Ashtanga Yoga / Mindfullness teacher.
Borderline Personality: Tom Warnecke Chiron 2010
Painting as a Healing Tool: Sue Law Chiron 2011
Nursing Qualifications: RGN SCM HV (Australia)
RMN Dip Nursing (UK)
Experience in Care of the Dying and bereavement.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Fully trained to manage PTS and debriefing. Trained at Chiron London with Babette Rothchild Trauma Management.
Many workshops attended at Chiron Body Psychotherapy Centre.
Also very experienced with recent bereavement.


Fees are negotiable at the time of consultation.
The fee follows local expectations, outside of London.
Possibility for some concessions, depending on your income.
Please contact by mobile or email for questions you may have.
If you live abroad: I will offer a telephone service with a different fee.
Or an email contact; a fee negotiable.

Please go to my website: www.personal-counselling.net

Further information

All clients are offered clear boundaries and confidentiality is fully respected at all times.

The place I meet clients here in my home in Wantage few minutes from town centre.

The sessions take place in a light airy room: quiet and safe. No noise and no possibility of interruptions.

I will work 'on the mattress' if this is your wish to focus on the 'body' as part of the whole person. This is a fully comprehensive 'Body Psychotherapeutic process supported with 7 years training in Body oriented somatic /energy work/ breath work.
If you wish to explore , art therapy, this is too is available to explore: as a container and mirroring process..

Other places to work are in a rented room in Wantage with more space.

Maps & Directions

Wantage, OX12 8DN

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Monday -Saturday included

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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