Since completing a Post MSc Diploma in Counselling Psychology in 2010, Helen has worked within a range of multi-disciplinary care environments overseeing the implementation of psychological interventions within each team. She has a specialist interest in the adaptation of psychotherapy for individuals with severe and enduring mental health issues including psychosis and eating disorder. Her clinical practice is guided by a commitment to a humanistic-existential value base.
Helen is currently employed as a senior lecturer in Counselling Psychology and deputy program director for the Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. Her research interests focus on the construction of self-identity through narrative, the uses of writing in therapy and the adaptation of psychological therapies for difficult to engage client groups.