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About me

Thank you for taking the time to look at my page.

In this modern world where there are so many ways to stay connected, we can often feel isolated and alone. I am here to offer you a safe space where you can feel valued and respected without judgement; time to explore what is at the heart of those thoughts that often get buried or are too emotional to even think about.

Anxiety, racing thoughts, guilt and sometimes shame can be so overwhelming, it can feel like there is no escape. Active listening is a key part of counselling, so it's important to find a counsellor that you feel you can build a trusting relationship with.

Therefore, I offer a free 30 minute appointment to enable you to understand what I can offer you. I work with warm, person centred approach that can incorporate working creatively to explore your deepest thoughts.

I also offer Walk and Talk therapy, being out in the fresh air can offer you more freedom to talk, it reduces anxiety and can improve physical health. It’s a way of connecting safely together and, for some, can feel a more natural way of working together.

If you feel overwhelmed by grief and loss, anxiety or simply need to be heard-please get in touch. Change in our lives happen for a variety of reasons, and it can arrive unannounced and unexpected-turning our world upside down. I’m here waiting to support you to work through the turmoil and roller coaster of emotions.

I would be privileged to offer you my counselling services and experience of caring and supporting people through some of their most difficult times.

My sessions currently are via telephone, Zoom, WhatsApp or Walk and Talk therapy.
Face to Face will resume when safe to do so.

Training, qualifications & experience

Having worked in the care sector in the community for social services, disability services and school for 30 years, I have had the honour to support men, women and young adults in times of loss of a loved one, relationships, careers, health. Grief caused by situations that changed your life; that you had no control over.

Counsellor for The Linden Centre, Trinity Hospice.

Presentation on Grief & Loss to BAE Systems.

  • CPCAB-Level 4 Diploma In Therapeutic Counselling
  • Cache Level 3 Therapeutic Counselling
  • 2 Counselling Skills
  • Relational Depth in Counselling
  • Concepts of Grief
  • Applying Theories of Grief to Practice
  • Working with Grief and Loss
  • Working with Depression
  • Mindfulness
  • NVQ 3 Childcare, Learning and Development
  • NVQ 2 & 3 Health & Social Care- Children & Young People. NVQ 2 & 3 Health and Social Care
  • NVQ 2 Working with People who Have learning Disabilities
  • Working with dementia

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Grief and Loss and bereavement.
  • Anxiety can be a key part of grief and loss.

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

£35.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Free 30 minute session for you to decide if I am the right therapist for you.

We can discuss what you would like from our sessions together and if I can help.

If you decide you would like to work with me my fee is £35 per 60 minute single session. Alternatively, I offer a block of 4 sessions for £120. 

My sessions are via telephone, Zoom, WhatsApp or Walk and Talk therapy.

Availability

Evening and daytime appointments available.

11A Albany Road
Lytham St. Annes
Lancashire
FY8 4AT

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

Walk and Talk therapy - please contact me for details.

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Helen Robertson ~ MBACP (Registered)

Helen Robertson ~ MBACP (Registered)