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About me

I am a Person-Centred Counsellor and therapist with Thirty-two years of Mental Health, Counselling and Therapy working experience.

I offer individual personal therapy and counselling for anxiety, depression and life issues which are problematic to you at present.

You may be feeling quite vulnerable and unsure of how to make things better. My faith in your deeper wisdom and my ability to draw this out gently in a valuing way will help you explore your life options and find a direction that is right for you.

I am collaborative with clients to get a good rapport and use Person-Centred skills - genuine acceptance and empathic listening at a deeper level.

I have lots of experience at supporting clients in a compassionate and empathic way to help them find their true potential and deal with any feelings of worry stress or depression at the current time.

I also believe you will improve via your innate capacities and ability to have insights ( learning from within) when you feel safe and secure with me.

I work from my own home in a confidential manner.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Counselling 2000
  • MSc Person-Centred Psychotherapy and Counselling 2010, UKCP.
  • Supervision Certificate 2012
  • RMN 1991
  • BA Hons Nursing RGN 1987

I have thirty-two years experience at responsibly and ethically helping people psychologically.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Personal Growth opportunity

Trainee experience of therapy

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Free 30 mins to make contact and see if you would like to proceed.This is through phone or online contact.

£55 per full hour through in person or ZOOM after that.

I charge £45 for trainee counsellors.

Further information

I offer a free half hour session, online or by phone to see what your issues are so you can make an informed decision.

Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S11

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Key details

DBS checked

I work in a downstairs front room. I have two steps up to the front door. I have a downstairs toilet.

Online platforms

Zoom

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I am available for in person/ online or telephone (initial) to Person-Centred and mostly/ lightly eclectic/integrative trainees qualified therapists.

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Helen Richardson

Helen Richardson