Helen Hayden

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Colne, Lancashire, BB8 0JN
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About me

I am an integrative counsellor, accredited supervisor and Reiki practitioner and I have been in practice since 2008. I offer a warm, safe and supportive service in all areas of my work, promoting personal exploration and growth. I recognise that it is not always easy to talk about issues that bring us to seek help, so I also use a creative and holistic approach in my work to promote healing. I work in different settings within the North West of England, with my primary business being located in Colne, Lancashire.

I am a registered member of the BACP and an accredited registrant of the NCPS. I offer in-person and online therapy and supervision and I have a creative approach to all of my work having worked with children and young people for many years. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Since qualifying in 2008, I have worked as a counsellor in a variety of educational settings across East Lancashire and Greater Manchester, using my skills to enable children and young adults to overcome their personal difficulties and identify the tools that they need to increase their resilience and self-belief. In 2010 I returned to management, with my roles including Healing Centre Manager, Children’s Counselling Service Manager and more recently, Deputy Chief Officer for an adult mental health charity.  I have six years experience as a Safeguarding Lead, providing training for frontline mental health staff.

I am passionate about self-care and I promote a holistic approach when it comes to matters of the mind, body and soul. I have provided many workshops for schools, colleges, charities and private businesses, encouraging reflective practice to enable positive change to personal values, organisational policies and work/life balance. 

In 2022 I qualified as a Clinical Supervisor and I am now working as a private practitioner providing counselling, Reiki healing, supervision and training. I offer an integrative and creative approach in all areas of my work and to all age groups. My supervisory clients include qualified and trainee counsellors, supervisors and care professionals working for both public and private sector organisations.  
Feedback from both clients and peers includes that “Helen provides a warm, safe and supportive space that encourages positive growth”

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society


£40.00 - £75.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Counselling: £45 for 50 mins

Reiki healing: £40 for 50 mins

Counselling with Reiki: £75 for 1 hour 30 mins

Individual Supervision: £60 for 1 hour, £75 for 90 mins

Group Supervision: £80 per hour

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Accord Wellbeing Services, 60A Keighley Road, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 0JN

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

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

Key details

DBS check

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In person
Home visits

I am an Accredited Supervisor who uses the Seven-Eyed model and Cyclical model. I have CYP experience and offer a creative approach in my work.

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Helen Hayden
Helen Hayden