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About me

Hello – my name is Helen. I know that it can be very daunting making contact initially with a counsellor so thank you for looking at my profile. Many people will be trying to cope with everyday issues such as, bereavement,depression, self-esteem, loss, anxiety
generalised anxiety,relationship issues,panic disorder,stress, and trauma. We can also feel sad and unhappy and not really understand why. If you are struggling for any reason. it can become overwhelming. No problem is 'too small or too big' for us to talk about, just take that first step and contact me.

Initial contact

I offer a 30-minute free 'getting to know you' session. This is important for you to get a feel for me, how I work, and where I work. It also enables us both to decide if we think we can work together. The first step is for you to email or call me and we can go from there. My premises are in the centre of Evesham away from the main road. The rooms are quiet and comfortable with lovely oak beams and I also have a waiting room.

I am considered by others to be a kind, considerate and caring person. I am qualified as a Person Centred and Integrative counsellor. This means that I will not be telling you what to do, and we explore what is worrying you together. I allow you a safe, confidential, non-judgemental area to do this together.  I consider counselling as a process in which, together we 'untangle' your ball of emotions slowly and at your pace. You to be 'in charge' and in time we make sense of your feelings along with acceptance and further understanding of your experiences. In time you will be able to move forward and gain coping strategies for the future.

My past events and life situations led me to want to become a therapist and help other people find themselves in a better place with their thoughts and feelings. After having counselling myself, I realised that at times talking to friends and family, however helpful they try to be, sometimes was not enough. Telling them my inner most fears was not possible, and that was where I found counselling to be so helpful. Come and see me and let’s start the exciting journey for you together.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a member of the BACP (British association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists). I adhere to their ethical framework and guidelines at all times.

I attend regular supervision and I also do ongoing CPD (Continuing professional development) to enable me to give my best for clients and myself.

  • CPCAB Level 5 in Therapeutic Counselling
  • CPCAB Level 4 in Therapeutic Counselling
  • 18 months volunteering as a listener at St Richards Hospice
  • Counsellor at St Richards Hospice
  • BACP Certificate of Proficiency
  • Fully insured
  • Enhanced DBS certificate

Member organisations


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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person session

Additional information

Your first 30 minute meeting will be free so we can decide if you are comfortable with me and likewise I can make sure I can help you in the right way. This is important for us both.

It will then be £50.00 per 60 minute session

When I work

Mondays 9.00am --7.00pm Tuesdays 9.00am -7.00pm Wednesdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Office 11 & 12, 103 High Street, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 1DN

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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