Helen Townsend, MNCS Prof Accred, MBACP

Helen Townsend, MNCS Prof Accred, MBACP

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About me

I am an accredited counsellor with over 10 years experience who likes to encourage growth and development within an individual. To do this I focus on self-development and I seek to help individuals recognise their strengths, creativity and choices.

Exploration of difficult issues can be frightening so together we can explore them in a non judgemental way and facilitate change by encouragement and self awareness. I can assist individuals in making sense of confusing or overwhelming emotions, help them to develop resources to cope, gain a deeper understanding of self and how they may relate to others.

I also specialise in working with Young People from the age of 11 years with a view to building self esteem, development of abilities to cope with anxieties, bullying and peer pressure. I have a wealth of experience dealing with Young People who may be having suicidal thoughts, or may be undertaking some sort of self harm. I have experience with running anger management workshops and can work with anger issues on a one to one basis too.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • I began my training as a counsellor in 2000 and have experience of working within various environments such as schools, colleges, work place, hospices and voluntary organisations;
  • I run a Counselling service with a number of fellow counsellors and also run a private practice which is based in Bromsgrove;
  • I am an Accredited Professional Registrant of the National Counselling Society (MNCS Prof Accred);
  • I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP);
  • I have an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) previously CRB.


  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Diploma in Youth Counselling
  • Diploma of Therapeutic Counselling
  • Child Protection
  • Anger, Rage & Relationship CPD
  • Licensed to deliver CRUSH training
  • Mindfulness Workshop
  • Mental Health: Presentation, Medication & Counselling
  • EMDR Overview CPD
  • PODs Trauma & the Body
  • StopsSO - Crossing the Line
  • Counselling Young People Certificate
  • The Web of Shame
  • 'Methaphor', Image & Play CPD
  • Evolution of CBT CPD
  • Advanced Diploma in Supervision (WT)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

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  • H T Counselling
  • M CS Prof
  • BACP


Counselling Fees:-

Initial Assessment (50 minute/payable on day) £60.00;
Individual Session (50 minute/payable in advance) from £60.00;

Supervision (90 minutes/payable in advance) from £75.00 - in training concession fee;

All fees are payable in advance and are non refundable. Please refer to terms and conditions provided separately.

Fees for production of reports and letters in support of clients will be given on a case-by-case basis upon application.

Maps & Directions

Bromsgrove, B60

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No


Tuesday - Saturday

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

As a supervisor, I have experience of working with trainees and newly qualified counsellors, as well as with experienced and accredited practitioners.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:No
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