Helen Kewell

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Counselling and Supervision (PG Dip, MBACP, Cert. Supervision)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

About me:

I believe wholeheartedly that counselling can provide an accepting, open and non-judgemental environment that facilitates a discovery of who we are. This self-discovery can itself be healing and can help people overcome distress or challenging life situations.

​Before becoming a counsellor I worked within businesses helping with change management, people development and HR as well as mentoring and coaching.

​Having my own personal counselling has enriched my life and I chose to become a counsellor in order to offer the same possibilities to others.

I have a certificate in supervision and work as a supervisor in East Grinstead and surrounding areas.

​Areas I work with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Coping with chronic illness
  • Bereavement
  • Working with the elderly
  • Working with young adults
  • Divorce, seperation, relationship issues
  • Body image and self harm
  • Stress and work-related stress

Location: I currently work from offices in East Grinstead and on-line via skype.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained as a Humanistic Counsellor at the University of Brighton (Post Graduate Diploma) and have a particular interest in existential, gestalt and focussing-informed therapy.

My areas of deep specialism are; later and end of life and ageing and mid life and menopause. 

I also have a Certificate in Supervision (Level 3) from Ascentis

Aside from my private practice I have previously worked as a bereavement counsellor for the organisation Cruse, within a GP practice and as a student counsellor for young adults aged 16-19 years at a college of further education.

I also have experience in supporting survivors of domestic abuse for the organisation Your Sanctuary.

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).

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

Major life transitions, midlife, ageing and end of life.


£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Additional information

My fees are £60 per session for counselling and for supervision.

I also offer a small number of low-cost counselling places per week, please contact me if this applies to you.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Current availability is day time only, not evenings.

East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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In person

I offer supervision from a humanistic modality.

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Helen Kewell
Helen Kewell