Helen Blackburn

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CTA (P) Psychotherapist
Available for new clients
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Cardigan SA43
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Sometimes life can seem overwhelming and difficult to cope with. We can feel stuck in behaviours and emotions that we want to change, but don't know how to. At times like these I can provide a safe, empathetic, and non-judgemental relationship, where you can take the time you need to find new and more harmonious ways of being.

If you’re struggling with difficulties such as anxiety, motivation, depression, trauma or chronic illness, then I can warmly support you to understand and transform your experience and create the life you would like. We will use our first session to explore what it is you're looking for from therapy - and how we might work together. Some of my clients work with me for several years, some for a few months or weeks, depending on the outcome they are seeking to achieve.

My specialist psychotherapy training is in Transactional Analysis for individuals ( adults and teenagers) and couples . I have completed three years of advanced training in Eco TA and as well as indoor, I offer clients outdoor therapy in a woodland garden. I have also trained in Humanistic Counselling and N.L.P, and have extensive experience in Co-Counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA) Psychotherapist. UKATA, EATA, UKCP accredited.

Advanced training in Eco TA ( outdoor psychotherapy)

Foundation training in Person Centred Counselling and N.L.P.

Extensive  experience in Co-Counselling.

Member organisations

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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£50.00 - £70.00

Additional information

£50-£70 per 50 minute individual session, £70-£90 per 1 hour couples session.
Fees are payable by cash or bank transfer at the end of each session. Please let me know if you require a receipt for fees paid.
If you need to change or cancel an appointment please let me know as soon as possible – I charge for missed sessions unless you give me at least 24 hours notice.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday in person in Cardigan. Monday online, Thursday and Friday outdoors in woodland .

Thursday and Friday mornings outdoors in person. Monday afternoons online.

Further information

I see clients face to face and online, and since the start of the pandemic have offered flexibility throughout the course of sessions, switching from F2F to online/phone sessions to maintain regularity whenever possible.

The Natural Healing Centre where I practise has a clear Covid 19 protocol which protects clients and therapy.

My therapy room is large, high ceilinged and well ventilated, making it possible to have safe, socially distanced face to face sessions.

Cardigan Natural Healing Centre, 8 Bridge Street, Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1HY

Cardigan, Sir Ceredigion, SA43

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

My current practise rooms are not wheelchair accessible, I do offer online therapy through zoom.

Additional languages

Fluent English and French, basic Spanish and Welsh

Online platforms



Helen Blackburn
Helen Blackburn