Helen Blakeley

Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 4HY
07413149141 07413149141 Registered / Accredited
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 4HY

About me


I have been working as a counsellor and psychotherapist in the NHS and in private practice for over 20 years. I offer a confidential, safe space for you to be able to freely talk about the concerns and difficulties you are experiencing.

I work in a collaborative way, tailoring my approach in response to your presenting problems and needs. We may explore the links between past events and current problems, developing insights and opening up the potential for you to move forward from the blocks that are holding you back. We may concentrate on the present and find ways to change patterns of thinking and behaviour that are currently causing you distress. I respect the progress individuals make, with little steps come bigger changes.

Acknowledging that you may need to talk to someone about how you are feeling can be very difficult. Contacting someone is a courageous step on a journey that may ultimately lead to considerable relief.

I see individuals and couples, on a short term basis, where the focus is on achieving specific goals and on a longer term open ended basis, to enable the working through of more deep seated issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MSc TA Psychotherapy. Berne Institute Kegworth.
  • Certified Transactional Analyst.
  • Post Graduate Diploma TA Counselling.
  • Certificate Couples Counselling-Relate.
  • Bsc Social Psychology.

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.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

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.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis


Please contact me for fees.

Oxford Street Therapy Centre
Sterling House
18 Oxford Street

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

There are downstairs rooms at the Centre where I work, subject to availability.

Types of client

Older adults
Helen Blakeley

Helen Blakeley