Helen Sargent

Helen Sargent


07950 720492

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07950 720492

About me

I am a fully trained counsellor whose approach is based in the belief that:

  • we all have the potential for growth and change, even when things seem hopeless.
  • our natural urge is to thrive, even when we seem to be trapped in cycles, lost in chaos, or feel low in motivation.
  • by having a caring and honest relationship where we can talk through what we are experiencing, we can increasingly choose how we respond to the issues that arise in our lives.

I am based in Worcester, and offer brief and longer term counselling for a wide range of concerns. Empathy and genuineness lie at the heart of my approach and, influenced by Humanist approaches, I value the uniqueness of every client's needs, whether we are working online or face to face.

The website link above will lead you to more information on who I am and how I may be able to help through varied approaches:

  • Person-centred counselling
  • CBT
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (tapping)
  • Focussing &  Mindfulness

Please contact me if you would like to arrange an initial 60 minute session when we can talk further about how we might work together.

Training, qualifications & experience

Outside of private practice, I greatly value my long term work with adolescents, and more recent work specifically with care-leavers. In addition, I volunteer as a bereavement counsellor at a Worcestershire hospice.
My earlier training and work has been in literature and creative writing, which I have also used therapeutically.

My qualifications:

  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • MA Humanities
  • PGCE (FE)
  • BA Hons English

Of course, just as importantly is the experience of facing change in myself, and of having been witness to others in their own times of transition.

Other training includes:

  • Working with Personality Disorder
  • Understanding Alcohol and Substance Misuse
  • Brief Therapy
  • Online Therapy
  • Psychological and Behavioural Impacts of Malnutirion in Eating Disorder
  • Grief in adults and children
  • Freefall writing - therapeutic writing

Member organisations


Other areas of counselling I deal with



£40 per session.

Maps & Directions

Worcester, WR3

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Daytime and evening appointments available. Some Saturday morning availabilty

Types of client

Young people
Older adults