Helen Farrell

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BA (Hons), MBACP (Accred)
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Omagh BT78 & Farnham GU10
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This professional is currently not accepting new clients and may not respond to general enquiries at this time.

About me

I am a supportive and empathic listener and observer for my clients, throughout times of distress, confusion, loss and despair. The relationship between me and my clients is based on trust, honesty and respect, and this is at the very heart of my counselling.

I work with adults in a person-centred way, which means I am with my clients as a fellow human being, rather than an 'expert', and my clients can explore their emotions and relationships in their own way, at their own pace. Counselling of this kind can bring about real personal growth as clients gain insight into themselves, in a safe, non-judgemental space, without being told what to do.

What to expect: I work both in indoors and outdoors. I use natural spaces to do walk and talk sessions where I find the presence of nature and the element of movement can really help you process and reflect on what you are going through. I also work from traditional indoor therapy rooms, as well as online or on the telephone and am happy to accommodate your individual needs.

How I can help: I have experience of working with clients with anxiety, long-term medical conditions, depression, despair, loss and relationships issues. I regularly attend continued professional development training courses to further expand my experience and develop my awareness and practice. I am also an Embodied Psychotherapist, which means I can help you work through emotions stored in your body, which can be especially helpful if you find it hard to talk and open up. Where appropriate I use meditation and guided visualisation with clients, particularly where clients are exploring their spirituality or deeper inner self. 

I am proud to support the LGBTQ+ community as an ally

Get in touch: To find out more, or to book an initial consultation please email me, or call/text me on 07868 616374 and I will aim to respond within 24-48 hours. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BACP Accredited practitioner (236306)
  • Certificate in Embodied Psychotherapy
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory
  • Level 2 Award in Helping Skills
  • BA (Joint Hons) Psychology & English Literature, Cardiff University
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Ongoing CPD training

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP
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).

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

Embodied psychotherapy

Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA
  • Aviva
  • Vitality

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I can offer some flexibility, so if the time you are looking for isn't listed, please get in touch via phone (07868 616374) or email to see if we can come to a suitable arrangement. 

Further information

I have taught counselling skills from Introductory through to Diploma qualification level for 3 years and am well placed to work with students both as a therapist or a supervisor. 

I gained my Certificate in Embodied Psychotherapy from The Institute of Embodied Psychotherapy (https://www.embodiedpsychotherapy.org.uk/) and build this in to my counselling and supervision work, according to individual needs and preferences. 

I am proud to support the LGBTQ+ community as an ally

My in-person practice is based in the peaceful countryside near Omagh in Co Tyrone, N Ireland, and I can also offer outdoor sessions, as well as phone and video calls. 

Farnham, Surrey, GU10

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Online platforms

Zoom
Skype

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I offer one-to-one or group supervision, in person/via zoom. I specialise in Humanistic work, and have a background as a Counselling tutor/lecturer.

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