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About me

How can therapy help?

You may be experiencing difficulties in life, such as: anxiety; low confidence; relationship problems; stress at home or work. I offer a safe space in which you can explore such issues. All sessions are confidential and non-judgemental. I will support you as you consider your options and decide on your next steps.

I believe that counselling and therapy can enable us to make sense of current difficulties and find ways of moving forward in life.

At an initial meeting we will have the opportunity to discuss what is bringing you to therapy along with any hopes and expectations you may have.

Who am I?

I am UKCP registered and have been providing counselling and psychotherapy for individuals over the past twenty years.  During this time I have worked in the voluntary sector and in private practice. 

I currently work with adults of all ages. Through counselling and psychotherapy new ways of dealing with personal and relationship issues can be explored. 

I work with adults on a short or long-term basis and am based in West Bridgford, which has a regular bus service.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BEd University of Nottingham
  • MA Gestalt Psychotherapy - Sherwood Psychotherapy Institute
  • UKCP Registered Psychotherapist

Community tutor in Further Education, delivering short courses on mental well-being

Experience of working as a psychotherapist in the voluntary sector & private practice

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.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies


Additional information

£45 for a 50 minute session.

I can offer some flexibility on the standard fee for those on low incomes.


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Helen Jones, BEd, MA, UKCP reg.

Helen Jones, BEd, MA, UKCP reg.