Dr Helen Blake

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BSc(Hons), MSc, DCounsPsych, C.Psychol, AFBPsS Registered
Limited availability
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York, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO42 2QL
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I am keen to help people who might be having a difficult time right now. Person-centred counselling, CBT and EMDR include my key skills but I very much look to create an approach that is tailored to your unique circumstances. I offer in person and online therapy to individuals. I have a special interest in working with people who have experienced trauma and those who are looking to make sense of their experiences. 

I am a qualified Counselling Psychologist registered with the HCPC. I have NHS and community experience working with a range of conditions from anxiety and depression to trauma, OCD, and psychosis amongst others. 

Having worked as a psychologist for over 20 years I am experienced in assessing need and ensuring that how we work will suit and support you to move forward in your life. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a first-class doctorate in Counselling Psychology, as well as a Masters degree and Bachelors degree in Psychology. I am registered with the HCPC (PYL02664). (You can check the register by visiting www.hcp-uk.org and searching by name or number). I am also a Chartered Member of The British Psychological Society (BPS) (108803). 

I predominantly trained in person-centred and CBT approaches and more recently completed EMDR trauma training. As an integrative therapist I pull on a variety of approaches, tools and techniques to suit the presenting problem, thereby ensuring that you receive evidence-based care. 

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£110.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • Vitality

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work in person in Pocklington on Thursday and Friday. I have more flexibility with online appointments. 

Further information

I offer a free 15mins telephone or Zoom call to discuss your needs and establish if I might be the right therapist for you. To do this, get in touch and I'd be happy to talk to you at your convenience. 

I offer sessions on Thursday and Friday during the day, face to face in Pocklington. I have more flexibility during the week with online sessions - Weds evening and Saturday mornings. Please ask and we can arrange a suitable time.  

12 Regent Street, Pocklington, York, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO42 2QL

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Dr Helen Blake
Dr Helen Blake