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About us

Sometimes life can be difficult and can leave us feeling stuck, lost, helpless or distressed. Counselling offers you a confidential place to explore issues and feelings without any pressure or judgement. In doing so it can help reduce confusion and encourage proactive change and so help you move forward. The Living Room is a private counselling and supervision practice run by accredited counsellors, Helen West and Rachael Williams, who have extensive experience in helping people through a variety of situations and problems.

Training, qualifications & experience

Rachael and Helen are accredited members of the BACP. In addition to their private practice Rachael and Helen have worked with a number of counselling and support organisations including: Eating Disorders Association, Cruse Bereavement Care, Connexions Youth Counselling, Rape Crisis, Bucks Association for Mental Health, GP's surgeries and secondary schools.

Member organisations *

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.


Additional information

£45 for individuals and £55 for couples. No charge for initial introductory session.

Further information

Discreet location.

2 Flint Cottages
The Common
Flackwell Heath
High Wycombe
HP10 9PQ

Type of session

In person
The Living Room

The Living Room