Helen Lyon

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MNCPS (Acc.) FdSc. Counselling (Pronouns: she/her)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you experiencing feelings of anxiety, depression or sadness? Perhaps you're finding yourself becoming more and more isolated from friends and family. Feeling this way can happen for many reasons; maybe you've been bereaved, your relationship has broken down or your life feels as though it hasn't worked out the way you hoped it would. 

As a counsellor I will work with you to explore these feelings and understand them. We will explore your beliefs and sometimes I may gently challenge them, this can help to see things from a new perspective. Talking and having someone really listen to you can help you foster your ability to self heal. 

As an integrative counsellor I can offer you short term solution focused sessions or longer-term sessions for deeper exploration.  We’ll review our work together on a regular basis to ensure you’re finding it beneficial and the therapy is moving at a pace that’s comfortable for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications & training 

  • FdSc in Counselling (2018 University of Gloucestershire)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Relational Therapy 
  • Certificate in Counselling 
  • Foundation course in Online and Telephone Counselling 
  • Certificate in Transactional Analysis 101 
  • Introduction to Couple Work 


  • 5 years in private practice
  • Worked as a counsellor in a busy GP practice 

Additional Information 

  • Accredited Membership of the NCPS
  • DBS checked 
  • Undergo regular CPD
  • Fully Insured 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

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

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society


£35.00 - £45.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Additional information

The cost of each session is £45 and is 50 minutes long.  Sessions can be weekly, fortnightly or more ad-hoc if needed.   I offer a free 10 minute telephone consultation, to give us the opportunity to see if we click and to answer any of your questions.  There is no obligation to book a session.  

I hold some spaces for concessionary clients, please contact me for further information. 

I offer online, telephone and face-to-face counselling.  In-person sessions are held just outside of Bridgwater in Combwich, TA5 2QZ.

Counselling fees are payable 24 hours in advance of the session by bank transfer. 

When I work

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Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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