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About me

Hello, my name is Helen and I am a fully qualified Person Centred counsellor. I am passionate about the ethos behind this type of counselling, as it is rooted in the belief that the client is autonomous and knows their own feelings better than anyone else, as they are living them every day. Only you know how experiences have affected you and what direction you want to move towards to feel like the real you again. I believe that we should all be free to be autonomous without feeling judged or criticised by others, no matter who they are.

Life can be difficult at the best of times; however, in this current climate, it may seem especially hard. This could be affecting your work or home life and having a negative impact on your relationships. I have experience working with trauma, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem amongst many other life changing events.

I know first hand how difficult it can be to find the right counsellor, someone who you feel comfortable and safe with and able to work through what is causing you emotional distress. That is why at The Quiet Sanctuary, you will experience a non judgemental safe space, where you can rediscover yourself in confidence. I will not offer advice, but I will listen and offer respect unconditionally. What ever issues you are experiencing, I will follow you through your therapeutic journey to self discovery and self fulfilment.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • ABC Level 4 Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • ABC Award Level 3 in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • ABC Award Level 2 in Counselling Skills
  • Counsellor at The Quiet Sanctuary Leyland, Lancashire
  • Volunteer Counsellor at Cedar House Preston, Lancashire

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.


£45.00 per session
Free initial in-person or telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Adolescents (16+) and Adults 18-65+ £45 for 50 minutes.

107-109 Towngate, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 2LQ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

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