Helen Willoughby BACP. Counselling, Psychotherapy and Clinical Supervisor.
Hi I am a qualified integrative therapist and with 15 years experience and I am now based in Hastings. I can offer long or short term counselling or psychotherapy in an environment that is safe,supportive and non-judgemental. I adapt my style of working to the needs of each individual person.
I worked for many years as a counsellor in a drug and alcohol agency and experience in LGBT counselling. Before becoming a counsellor and psychotherapist I was a qualified Nurse for 13 years.
I am also a qualified supervisor.
As a member of the BACP I work in line with their Code of Ethics and attend regular supervision for my work.
At the moment my times for seeing clients are Monday-Thursday 6pm-8pm.
Training, qualifications & experience
Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling. 2003
Diploma in Integrative Supervision. 2005
RSA Cert. In Counselling Skills. 1999
Specialist in 12 step recovery - addiction, drugs, alcohol and eating disorders.
I also specialise with LGBTQ.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Physical abuse
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Our first meeting will be an assessment which can last 30-50 minutes and I don't charge for that.
For each 50 minute session I charge £35-£45 and that is agreed when we start working together.
Some concessions will be given to those on low income.
My rate for students is £30
Supervision £50 an hour, £60 one and a half hours.
Counselling Students I charge £40 for an hour of supervision.
My times are Monday - Friday 6pm until 8pm.
First contact is usually by phone which may be an answer-phone. Please leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Only I will pick up the messages. I will always reply to emails as well.
I attend regular supervision to ensure best practice.
I have full insurance.
I ensure that I regularly update my skills through training courses.
I have an CRB check renewed in July 2016.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Hastings and St Leonards
Types of client
Supervision & training
Hi, I am a trained integrated supervisor and have had many years experience working with counsellors one to one or within an agency and taking group supervision.