Helen Cook

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MBACP Registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor.
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Wimborne, Dorset, BH21
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This professional is currently not accepting new clients and may not respond to general enquiries at this time.

About me

Our lives at times may take us down a different path. That path may then become difficult to navigate. You may have experienced a traumatic event or have become overwhelmed with many things in day to day life and just looking to find a way forward.

As a BACP registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor I work with you to find a way through. This may involve developing a better understanding of the situation you find yourself in by exploring your thinking and feeling.

My role is in helping you to help yourself.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and membership with BACP and UKCP.
  • Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Young People (8 to 18 years)
  • In addition to my private practice, I have gained extensive experience of working with clients for a charity, using a trauma informed approach,  supporting the recovery from sexual abuse.

Personal Development Training

  • Mental Health Awareness
  • 12 week (CATS) training in Addiction support for ongoing volunteering
  • CBT – 3 Day Training Course
  • Next steps in Suicide Prevention training.
  • Working with Children, Young People and Families.
  • LSCB - 3 days training - Working with Child Sexual Abuse.
  • Extensive Trauma Informed Training 
  • Shame Regulation and Somatic Trauma Therapy

Member organisations

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Specific Expertise with:

  • PTSD and Trauma Recovery 
  • Attachment Difficulties
  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
  • Behavioural Issues 
  • Anger Management
  • Co-Dependancy
  • Coping Skills
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Family Conflict
  • OCD
  • Self Esteem
  • School Related Issues

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£35.00 - £45.00
Free initial in-person or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

When I work

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Further information

Qualified as a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor to work with a range of client groups to offer face-to-face and online therapy. I work with clients in private practice offering longer-term and time limited counselling.

I have experience in working with all client groups to overcome a traumatic event in their lives. Extensive knowledge and the ability to provide emotional support, advice and guidance with an empathetic approach, when dealing with sensitive situations.

I make a regular commitment to CPD and other relevant training, significant to the work I do, to continue delivering therapeutic counselling and achieving positive outcomes.

I can use creative methods when working with all client groups, as part of forming the therapeutic working relationship.

Wimborne, Dorset, BH21

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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