Helen Ralston

Helen Ralston

EICP
Regus
83 Princes Street
Edinburgh
EH2 2ER

Edinburgh
Midlothian
EH7

0131 667 5251 / 07717 784226

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About me

I have a particular interest in working with people in transition (for example, returning to work, relationship break up, career change, redundancy, retirement) and the impact of these life transitions. I bring to my work compassion, sensitivity and a commitment to facilitating change.

I offer a safe space where clients can talk about present difficulties and explore unresolved past issues and patterns which may be getting in the way of living the life they want. I work one to one with adults with a wide range of issues.

My passion and interest lie in working alongside clients to help them move forward to live the life they desire.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Transactional Analysis (Counselling & Psychotherapy Training Institute (CPTI), Edinburgh
  • 4 year postgraduate training in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy (CPTI)
  • Gestalt Theory and Practice course, Spectrum, London
  • The Cape Cod Training Programme in Couples, Families & Small Systems work Gestalt International Study Centre (GISC), USA
  • Applying the Cape Cod Model to Coaching (GISC), USA
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Careers Guidance
  • MSc Careers Guidance and Employment Counselling

I have 19 years experience as a therapist and over the past 35 years have worked in various management roles in the public, private and voluntary sectors.

I offer retirement coaching to people approaching retirement and to those who have already retired and are looking for support in making the transition from working life to finding a new direction.

I also practice as a coach mainly in the public sector and with private clients and offer individual and group supervision to staff in the NHS and in the voluntary sector.

Member organisations

BACP

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Fees

£50 per session for individuals (1 hour)

Further information

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Registered Member of BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)
  • Regular Member of the ITAA (International Institute of Transactional Analysis)
  • Member of BACP Coaching Division

I abide by the codes of ethics and professional practice of the above organisations

Maps & Directions

Edinburgh, EH2 2ER
Edinburgh, EH7

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

Day and Evening appointments

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme