Helen Rattner BSc. MBACP LSECH

Helen Rattner BSc. MBACP LSECH

Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20

One Therapy
25, Old Steine
Brighton
BN1 1EL

07801199945

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About me

Everyone, at some points in their lives, could benefit from support. Perhaps you are struggling with relationship and family issues, loss, anxiety, depression, or feeling that you aren't coping with life's difficulties.

Most people find it helpful to talk things through with someone. It is often most beneficial to talk to somebody who is not part of your everyday life and has no connection to your family or friends.

Counselling provides an opportunity for you to explore any problems you may be encountering or past traumas that persist in troubling you. Counselling is not about giving advice but helping someone find their own path through their difficulties.

It is important that, whoever you choose to see, you feel comfortable and at ease with them. I can offer you a space to talk and think about your concerns in a quiet, calm, confidential and, above all, non-judgemental environment. My private practice is in Pulborough but I also work in Horsham and Brighton one day a week each.

I understand it is a difficult step to make that initial contact and I will endeavor to get back to you promptly. We can then arrange an inital meeting where you will be able to tell me what you would like to gain from counselling and together, we can decide if this is the best approach for you. There is no requirement to sign up for a series of sessions, as it is about building a relationship and finding a counsellor you can talk to. Everyone's needs are different. I am able to work with you on an open-ended basis or for a fixed number of sessions, whichever is most appropriate.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.

Certificate in Psychodynamic Theory and Skills.
Certificate in Time Limited Counselling.
Certificate in the Assessment of Clients for Counselling.
Certificate in Bereavement Awareness.
Certificate in Couple Counselling.                                                                                  Level 3 Certificate in Supervision

Current DBS certificate for working with adults.

I worked for Chichester Counselling Services for 5 years.

I have worked for the Horsham and Crawley Counselling Group for 4 years, where I am currently the Assistant Clinical Director.

I am also a bereavement counsellor and supervisor for Cruse.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Areas of counselling I deal with

        Fees

        The fee for a 50 minute session is £45 for individuals and £55 for couples.

        Concessions for students of counselling and those on low income are available.

        Fees for the Brighton practice start at £60 for the 50 minute sessions.

        Maps & Directions

        Pulborough, RH20
        Brighton, BN1 1EL

        Type of session

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

        Practical details

        Sign language: No
        Other languages: None

        Accessibility

        Wheelchair access: Unspecified

        Availability

        Available Monday - Friday (incl some early evenings)

        Types of client

        Adults
        Older adults
        Couples
        Organisations
        Employee Assistance Programme