Helen Breeze

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MBACP, Adv Dip-Integrative Counsellor, Eating Disorders Dip
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Tavistock PL19 & Bude EX23
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you wanting to bring about changes to your life and the way that you live it? Things may feel overwhelming, difficult to manage, or you just feel stuck and don't know how to move on.

Perhaps you are dealing with feelings of anxiety, unhappiness, low mood , depression, anger, sadness or loss.

You may be struggling with life in general, a relationship, abuse, isolation, a bereavement, a stressful life transition, an eating disorder, trauma or ADHD, or something else.

Perhaps you are not sure what it is you are struggling with, together we can try & find out what it is that is causing you distress. 

I understand how hard it can be to reach out & seek support.  I offer an initial session at a reduced rate, this allows you the chance to meet me & to get a sense of how I work. You will then be able to decide if I am the right counsellor to help you, and for us both to see if we feel we are a good fit to work together.

I will support you to explore whatever is troubling you.

I will support you to identify any patterns of behaviour.

Perhaps these patterns of behaviour have become unwanted & have left you feeling stuck & hopeless.

We will work together at a pace that feels safe for you, you will be listened to & truly 'heard'

I am an experienced counsellor and I offer a non-judgmental and empathic way of working.

My counselling training is in an integrative counselling model. This enables me to draw on humanistic, psychodynamic and transpersonal theories and approaches to working within the therapeutic relationship.

I believe each person is a unique individual of great value with immense potential for personal growth. This is reflected in how I work in that the counselling will be tailored to what works best for each person. Holding each clients own uniqueness, preferences, beliefs and values.

I have chosen to specialise in eating disorders, and have completed a specialist diploma from the National Counselling Society in this field.

Eating disorders & disordered eating are sadly much misunderstood, not only the impact on an individual but also on their families & friends.

If either you suspect that you have an eating disorder, or have been diagnosed please get in touch. Or if you are a partner/family member of an individual with an eating disorder please get in touch. 

Although i specialise in eating disorders, I work within all areas of counselling.

I have had specific training in working with 'complex trauma'

I have had specific training regarding working with clients with gambling addiction.

I have recently worked for/worked with  clients for the Intercom Trust. 

I attend regular supervision & abide by the BACP Ethical Framework.

I am fully insured & registered to keep personal records with The Information Commissioners Office.

I have a current enhanced DBS check.

Please contact me if you have any questions about how I work, or would like to book an initial session.

Training, qualifications & experience

BACP accredited- Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling.

National Counselling Society- Diploma in Eating Disorders,advanced specialist training with the National Counselling Society. 

I attend regular ongoing training & regular supervision.

I have worked with a wide range of clients of all ages,genders & sexual orientation. 

I have expereince of working with Transgender clients & clients with gender dysphoria.

I have recently worked for & with clients on behalf of  the Intercom Trust, & I  have experience of working with clients who have body dysmorphia.

I have a lot of experience working with clients who are neurodiverse & ADHD.

I have had specific training regarding working with the male psyche.

I have specific training regarding helping support  victims of domestic abuse. 

I have had extensive training regarding the affects of early childhood trauma on brain development. How this can effect a client & their ability to maintain & form healthy relationships (including relationship with self) throughout childhood & adulthood. 

I have experience of counselling carers,  those looking after loved ones with terminal or life limiting illness.

I have experience of working in a busy low cost counselling service in Exeter,  seeing a broad range of clients from diverse backgrounds. 

I have a specific specialist qualification regarding working with clients eating disorders.

I have had specific training regarding working with complex trauma. 

Member organisations

BACP
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

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Post qualifying specialist training, Diploma in eating disorders.

Childhood trauma. 

Fees

£47.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Individual sessions £47 per 55 mins in Tavistock. 

£45 per 55 mins in Bude.

The price difference between Tavistock & Bude is due to the different room hire charges between locations. 

Limited spaces available for concessions, please enquire.

Initial face to face sessions (45 mins) are £35.

I am also offering sessions on Zoom . This can offer clients greater autonomy and choice at a more affordable cost.

 I am currently offering Zoom sessions costing £37 per 55 mins.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

8am til 12pm on zoom Mon,TuesThurs,Fri.

12.00pm til 4pm Weds zoom. 

1pm til 8pm face to face Tavistock

9am til 4pm Bude face to face

Further information

The latest start time in Tavistock is 7pm

I can also work with you on Zoom or the telephone at a reduced rate.

Tavistock Therapy Centre, Unit 3, 3 Abbey Place, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0AB

Bude & Stratton Community Project, Neetside, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8LB

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Zoom
Helen Breeze
Helen Breeze