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About me

Hello, I'm Helen. I'm a Counselling Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the British Psychological Society (BPS). I'm a Lecturer on the Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology at Regent’s University London, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), and a member of the BPS Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS). 

In my private practice, I work with people experiencing a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, family and relationship problems, abuse, stress, and more. I'm particularly experienced in working with issues relating to death and dying, bereavement, life transitions, personal identity and values, and self-worth.

I offer online sessions to individuals via FaceTime and Zoom. As a Counselling Psychologist, I'm trained in several forms of therapy, including person-centred, existential-phenomenological, psychodynamic, and CBT. This enables me to tailor the way I work to best suit your unique therapeutic needs, goals, and preferences. 

By engaging in therapy, you're making a significant investment in yourself. As such, it’s important that you take time to find the right therapist for you. As your therapist, I will meet you with empathy, warmth, and the utmost respect. Together, we will work to explore, and develop an in-depth understanding of, the issues you have brought to therapy in the context of your life as a whole, focusing on identifying and unpacking unhelpful patterns, themes, and critical experiences. From this understanding, we will work to identify, and to support you in enacting, new ways of being in relation to yourself, others, and the world, to enable you to live your life in a way that best fulfils you and accords with your personal values and aspirations.

If you think I may be the right therapist for you at this time, please email me: I’d be happy to answer any questions you have and to arrange a free video call, or an introductory session, with you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • DPsych Counselling Psychology - Regent's University London
  • MA Play Therapy (Distinction) - The University of Roehampton
  • WPF Therapy Certificate in CBT Skills - WPF Therapy
  • Intensive Filial Therapy Training Programme - The Family Enhancement & Play Therapy Center
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (First Class) - The Open University
  • BA (Hons) Classics (2:1) - The University of Oxford
  • Coordinating Supervisor Skills (Part One) - The British Psychological Society
  • Supervision Skills Certificate - The British Psychological Society
  • Moving Your Practice Online - Online Therapy Institute
  • Suicide Awareness and Prevention - The Maytree Centre
  • Bereavement Training - Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Death and Dying (Distinction) - The Open University

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.

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Personal identity and values
  • Life transitions
  • Death and dying

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Existential therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

£80.00 per session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

I offer a free video call, lasting up to 30 minutes, to potential new clients. This is an opportunity for you to ask me any questions you may have, and to start to think about whether you might like to arrange an introductory session with me.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

London
EC2M

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Zoom
Dr Helen Damon, CPsychol, FHEA, DPsych, MA(Oxon), MA, BSc(Hons)

Dr Helen Damon, CPsychol, FHEA, DPsych, MA(Oxon), MA, BSc(Hons)