Helen Ralston

Helen Ralston

EICP
Ground Floor
86 Causewayside
Edinburgh
EH9 1PY

Edinburgh
Midlothian
EH7

0131 667 5251 / 07717784226

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EICP
Ground Floor
86 Causewayside
Edinburgh
EH9 1PY

Edinburgh
Midlothian
EH7

0131 667 5251 / 07717784226

About me

I have a particular interest in working with people in transition (for example, returning to work, relationship break up, career change, redundancy, retirement) and the impact of these life transitions. I bring to my work compassion, sensitivity and a commitment to facilitating change.

I offer a safe space where clients can talk about present difficulties and explore unresolved past issues and patterns which may be getting in the way of living the life they want. I work one to one with adults with a wide range of issues.

My passion and interest lie in working alongside clients to help them move forward to live the life they desire.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Transactional Analysis (Counselling & Psychotherapy Training Institute (CPTI), Edinburgh
  • 4 year postgraduate training in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy (CPTI)
  • Gestalt Theory and Practice course, Spectrum, London
  • The Cape Cod Training Programme in Couples, Families & Small Systems work Gestalt International Study Centre (GISC), USA
  • Applying the Cape Cod Model to Coaching (GISC), USA
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Careers Guidance
  • MSc Careers Guidance and Employment Counselling

I have 15 years experience as a therapist and over the past 30 years have worked in various management roles in the public, private and voluntary sectors.

I also practice as a coach mainly in the public sector and with private clients and offer individual and group supervision to staff in the NHS and in the voluntary sector.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

£50 per session for individuals (1 hour)

Further information

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Registered Member of BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)
  • Regular Member of the ITAA (International Institute of Transactional Analysis)
  • Associate member of UKAHPP (Association of Humanistic Psychological Practitioners)
  • Member of BACP Coaching Division

I abide by the codes of ethics and professional practice of the above organisations

Maps & Directions

Edinburgh, EH9 1PY
Edinburgh, EH7

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Day and Evening appointments

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
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