Helen Breakwell MBACP

Helen Breakwell MBACP



07906 511 234

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About me

Helen Breakwell BACS hons, DPS, MBACP

I am a fully qualified relational counsellor and I offer an integrative approach. This means i'll work with a variety of methods and go at your pace. I try to make sure that all my clients are comfortable, feel listened to and understood.

Get in touch, i'm happy to answer any questions you might have.

Counselling can help:

  • Give you the space to talk and explore what you're experiencing in a safe and confidential setting.
  • Support you through times when you might be struggling.
  • You understand your story, identify the roots of problems and how it's affecting you now.

Training, qualifications & experience


Before setting up my therapy practice, I worked for a counselling agency in Hereford and for Cruse (a national bereavement charity). I have worked with clients for a number of years with issues including abuse, anxiety, depression, loss, low self-confidence, relationships, stress and trauma.​​

Since 2001 I have worked in the charity sector and for over 12 years I have worked directly with people affected by cancer for a large health and research charity.

As well as completing training over four years and working professionally with clients, I have personal experience of close bereavement and adverse life experiences. So I understand that life can be tough sometimes and psychological therapies can make a big difference.

Professional training and membership

​I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and uphold its ethical framework. I have a Counselling Diploma in Professional Studies (BACP accredited training) and a Certificate in Counselling from the University of the West of England, Bristol.

​I have regular clinical supervision, liability insurance, ongoing professional development and contribute to mental health research.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


The charge is £45 for a 50 minute session (regular weekly). There are some lower cost sessions available, please ask.

The first session is £25 for 30 minutes to give you the chance to see what it’s like and talk through any questions you might have.

Pay by card, cash or BACS (in advance).

Further information


I am based in Malvern, Worcestershire (parking available). And Hereford (city centre), which is accessible by car, train, buses or walking if you're nearby.

What to expect

In your first session I will ask you for some brief details and you can start to share your story. If you'd like to continue, we’ll arrange a time to meet regularly. We will talk together about how many sessions you’d like (usually starting with 6) and you can decide what feels right for you.

Maps & Directions

Hereford, HR1
Malvern, WR14

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Some evening sessions available in Malvern.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme