Helen Thompson MBACP Accred Counsellor & Supervisor (Trust Therapies)

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About me

Hello, I am an experienced, welcoming counsellor who works with children, young people, adults and families. I am offer counselling/psychotherapy and supervision at my discreet private practice in Banstead.

I am trained Psychodynamically, I am a Clinical Assessor and Integrative Supervisor for Counsellors.

I am able to offer Counselling and Therapy on either a Time Limited basis, or Open Ended.
I have worked with families and young people/children for the last 15 years.

I offer Couples Counselling.

I am a senior counsellor and supervisor within the NHS working with clients suffering from anxiety and depression.

I am a registered counsellor and practitioner with Nuffield Health, BUPA, BUPA EAP Programme and  other Insurance Providers.  Please contact me for information.

I have trained and worked as an addictions counsellor focusing on the misuse of drugs, substances, food and alcohol within an addictions agency.

I am a trainer, tutor and supervisor to adult students on an Professional Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling Course.

I am an Accredited member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy.

Member of the BACP CCYP Division (Counselling Children & Young People)
Member of the BACP AIP (Association for Independent Practitioners)

I am a counsellor for the Lucy Rayner Foundation - a charity that aims to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of depression in young adults and provides emotional support for young adults with mental health problems and their families.

I also hold a Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy

Training, qualifications & experience

HE Dip. in Psychodynamic Counselling.
Cert.Advanced Counselling Skills and Theory
Cert. Counselling Children & Young People
Dip. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Dip.Child Psychology

Cert. Play Therapy 
S.A.C Cert. Dysfunctional Family Counselling  

Cert. Counselling for Bereavement & Loss
Cert. Time Limited Therapy  

Foundation Diploma in Drawing & Talking as Therapeutic Intervention

I have many years experience of working with young people and I have managed individuals and groups in Anger Management, Self Esteem, Personal Development and Friendship Issues, including Bullying, cyber bullying, and Bereavement, Loss, and the effects of Family break up including Divorce and Separation.

I am able to tailor my work to each individual adult, family and child's needs.

I am a registered EAP (Employer Assistance Programme) Counsellor.

I am a BUPA registered Counsellor.

I am a Nuffield Health Therapist.

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£55 for a 60 minute session for Adults & Children & Young People.

£70 for Couples (hour session)

I am BUPA registered please contact me for my registration number if you wish  progress through this route. 

I am able to offer telephone counselling (Please call or email me for information about this service)  

If you feel that I would be able to meet your needs, please contact me by email or telephone where we can arrange a first session to meet and discuss the way forward.

The first session is charged at the current counselling fee rate.

I do offer some concession spaces -(student counsellors and those who may not be able to pay the full fee).

Further information

I hold personal indemnity insurance and an enhanced DBS.

All enquiries are dealt with confidentially. My private practice is discreetly situated off the main road, where there is ample off street parking nearby.

There are no toilet facilities

Maps & Directions

Banstead, SM7 1EQ

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:


Please contact me for availability

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor and an Integrative Supervisor.

Online supervision:No
Telephone supervision:Yes
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