Helen Dewhurst

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Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2DX
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My experience includes working in education as a teacher and special needs support assistant, before training as an Integrative Counsellor.

My experience includes counselling for two cancer charities' centres, where I have supported sufferers, carers and the bereaved. 

I have experience of working with a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, grief, loss, anticipatory loss, cancer, living with suicide in the family, identity issues, adverse childhood experiences, low self-esteem and living with life-limiting illness.

Other counselling areas I have worked with include alcohol, family issues, health anxiety, neurodivergence, affairs and betrayal, and work-related stress.

I offer a safe, confidential, non-judgemental space for you to explore your concerns through face-to-face counselling, in the centre of Macclesfield. As a client, you will decide how your sessions proceed, working at your own pace and in a way that works for you. I offer short or long-term therapy, depending on your needs.

I will not try to 'fix' you or tell you what to do, but will offer guidance and aim to facilitate any growth you choose to make.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 4 Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling.
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills.
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Concepts.
  • Certificate in Mindfulness Teaching and Practice.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Inner-City Teaching.
  • Trained as Bereavement Specialist.
  • I attend regular training and professional development.
  • I am a BACP Registered Member.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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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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£48.00 per session

Further information

I offer a free 15 min telephone consultation after your initial enquiry.

Spring Gardens Therapy Rooms, Primary House, Spring Gardens, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2DX

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Helen Dewhurst
Helen Dewhurst