Helen King

Helen King


07792 004459 / 07792 004459

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About me

I am a transactional analysis psychotherapist and I specialise in trauma, both single and multiple traumas, historical and current, and PTSD. I am also able to offer counselling and psychotherapy to include depression, anxiety, bereavement, stress, bullying and difficult family dynamics.

I offer face to face, one to one work and also work with couples which might include mothers and daughters.

I trained in EMDR and brainspotting, emotional freedom technique, behavioural family therapy, dialectal behavioural therapy (light), and coaching amongst other approaches. I have worked in the NHS since 1992 both in mental and physical health. I am also trained in occupational therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

Current employment includes:

Short term counselling in GP surgeries with issues such as:

  • Undiagnosed PTSD
  • Trauma both current and historical
  • Work life balance
  • Self criticism
  • Working with life transitions including bereavement
  • Loss of relationships and roles
  • Coming to terms with the loss of children
  • Coming to terms with the difficulties of children born with complex needs
  • Explaining PTSD, psycho education of common symptoms of mental health issues.

21/02/2000 – 01/10/2015: Psychotherapist working in a county wide complex trauma clinic using EMDR and also working in a community mental health team as a community occupational therapist.

15/11/2000 – 2003: Part time working in a therapeutic community.

31/12/1997 – 31/03/2000: Working age adults with severe and enduring mental health illness.

30/06/1997 – 30/11/1997: Working in the community with older age adults with complex mental and physical health needs.

25/10/1995 - 23/08/1996: Employed by “Keep Able” to advise on retail equipment for disabled people.

30/04/1995 – 30/06/1997: Working in a hospital with older age adults suffering from  dementia and functional mental illness, on long stay and assessment wards.

30/04/1994: Working in hospital with older age adults with physical illnesses and mental health needs.

31/10/1993 – 28/02/1994: Working on a hospital ward for older age adults with neurological illnesses.

31/05/1993 - 31/10/1993: Working in a day centre for adults with learning disabilities.

30/09/1992 - 30/04/1993: Working in a day hospital for older age adults with physical and mental health need.

1982 to 1988: Various posts in private industry e.g. assistant manageress in greetings card shop, motorcycle parts sales assistant, lawn mower spares parts assistant, secretary of a car club, cashier in Tesco’s, sales assistant on diary provisions fridges in Tesco.


Psychotherapy Sept 91-06 Pass Masters 2006

Eye Movement Jan 2003 Pass Level I 2003

EMDR July 2003 Pass Level II 2003

EMDR Accreditation July 2009 Pass Accreditation 2009

Emotional Freedom June 2010 Pass Level I and II 2010
Technique Practitioner

Brain spotting June 2013 Pass Level I 2013

COT Accreditation of November Pass Accredited 2014
Practise Educators


“Integrating EMDR into TA Psychotherapy”. Transactions Spring 2006 p26-29

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Childhood trauma including bullying


£60 per session which may be negotiable depending on circumstances.

Maps & Directions

Malvern, WR14

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


I can offer evening and weekend appointments as well as day time.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults