Helen Shilvock

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Halesowen B62 & Birmingham B9
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About me

Most of us would agree that life can be really tough and painful at times, whether it is stress, bereavement, relationships, sexuality, bullying and workplace or family / relationship problems. Sometimes it can be a struggle to cope with strong emotions such as anxiety, depression, loneliness, anger, lack self self-esteem. Much of what we feel can originate from events in earlier life and feel confusing or bigger than we can cope with alone.

Working daytime or evening, sensitively online with some potential face to face, I offer a confidential space for people to make sense of and come to terms with their experience. Skilled support can help you to find ways of coping and to understand your choices and responses.

Working to create a safe, trusting working relationship, we might use aspects of different ways of working, including calming techniques, understanding the impact of trauma or difficult early life events, working with your bodily tensions and sensations, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

I also offer clinical supervision 1:1 or groups and couples work.

Training, qualifications & experience

My therapeutic training began in the late 90s and runs (not in order):

  • Diploma in clinical supervision 
  • MA in Humanistic Psychotherapy
  • PG Dip in Humanistic Psychotherapy and Person Centred Counselling
  • PG Cert in Humanistic Psychotherapy and Person Centred Counselling
  • Advanced Diploma in CBT for PC counsellors
  • Cert in Counselling Skills

Member organisations

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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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
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Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

My standard 1:1 and supervision fee is £55 per therapeutic hour (50 mins)

My concessionary fees are £50 (including counselling or psychotherapy students)

I offer a free initial telephone conversation where we can discuss working together and any concerns you have.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Halesowen, Worcestershire, B62

Zellig Building, The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4AT

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Online platforms



In person

I offer supervision to trainees and qualified therapists from an Integrative, Person Centred or Gestalt background.

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Helen Shilvock
Helen Shilvock