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Helen Taylor

Child & Adolescent Counsellor

I am a specialist child and adolescent counsellor, trained in a model that combines talk and play-based counselling. Alongside my private practice I work in schools, with significant experience counselling in both primary and secondary settings.

 

My counselling approach is integrative: which means I draw on a range of theories, relational: which means I view the collaborative therapeutic relationship as central to the process, and pluralistic: which means I am responsive to the unique needs and preferences of each client.

 

Building on a previous career in consumer psychology and research, I am a committed practitioner-researcher, keeping up-to-date with the latest knowledge on child and adolescent emotional development and counselling practice. I serve as a peer reviewer for academic journals and conduct my own research, both independently and in collaboration with other institutions. Current research interests include: therapeutic parent work, the emotional impacts of learning difficulties and neurodiversity, managing transitions and school responses to the developing coronavirus situation.

 

Qualifications:

Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Children in Schools

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills for Working with Children

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills for Working with Children

BSc Psychology, Leeds University

 

 

I am fully insured and a registered member of BACP (MBACP 379377), committed to upholding their rigorous ethical standards.