Helen West

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MBACP (Accred)
Available for new clients
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Maidenhead SL6 & Beaconsfield HP9
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Sometimes life can be difficult and can leave us feeling stuck, confused or distressed. Counselling offers you a confidential place to explore issues and look at ways to move forward. 

The Living Room has been successfully running for over 15 years offering online and face-to-face counselling for both couples and individuals. We offer daytime and evening appointments.

Training, qualifications & experience

Accredited counsellor with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and member of the EMDR Association  

In addition to my private practice I have worked with a number of counselling and support organisations including:  Bucks Association for Mental Health, GP's surgeries, Rape Crisis and the Eating Disorders Association. 

I am also a Metanoia trained counselling supervisor, working with both individuals and groups. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£70.00 - £80.00
Free initial online session

Additional information

Initial session is always free of charge.

Individuals - £70

Couples - £80

When I work

Online and face-to-face appointments available. We are open daytime and evening until 9pm Monday to Friday. 

Taplow, Maidenhead, Buckinghamshire, SL6

Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms



In person

Supervision available.

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