Hello! My name is Helen Robinson and I am an integrative counsellor with extensive experience of working in mental health and well being and with older people. I also work with people who want to work in a place of warmth and honesty over other issues in confidence.
People come for counselling for many reasons. I believe that listening in a welcoming and confidential setting is central to the therapeutic relationship - the relationship between client and counsellor. This is where I believe it all happens.
I work on a short term model which can be extended by mutual agreement. Here the client is held in empathy, honesty, and positive regard where they can grow in self esteem and self awareness. This is really important especially for people who have struggled with a long term illness. I work with a mixture of humanistic models in particular but am aware of holistic growth in my clients.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have experience working in a mental health setting as well as with a wider client group and am happy to work with clients on antidepressants and can tailor 6 session of goal based therapy. I also have 10 years experience working with older people and again can offer 6 weeks short term therapy suitable for older people.
I have a diploma in counselling with distinction and post graduate qualifications in health psychology and psychology. I have recently gained a CPCAB certficate in Understanding Substance Misuse. I am a Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and am working towards accreditation.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Personality disorders
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Existential therapy
Fee £30 - £40 agreed at initial assessment for 50 mins
Initial assessment £25
Sessions available Friday nights and Saturday mornings
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I am available on Saturday morning