Our Therapists

HeLo Counselling and Wellbeing

Person-Centred Counselling, Psychotherapy and Mindfulness - based in Fife

Our Therapists

Helen Farquhar

Helen is a trained practitioner of Person Centred Counselling. As well as working with private clients, she works as a Counselling Psychotherapist for an Integrated Mental Health Team. In this setting she is focused on working with clients experiencing issues such as depression, anxiety and stress. Helen is also currently working in a Secondary Support School as the school Counsellor/Psychotherapist and has also worked within a university working with students facing a range of issues linked to university life. Helen has a number of years’ experience working with adult survivors of abuse dealing with trauma and PTSD. Helen works with clients over both short-term and long-term periods depending on their therapy needs.

 

Alongside her counselling Helen teaches Adult Education.  This involves working with adults aged 16 to 60+ who require support to gain additional skills/qualifications in Literacy, Numeracy and Information Technology.

 

Prior to her counselling career Helen worked for over 20 years as an Advice and Guidance Manager and has a wealth of experience in supporting clients to develop their skills and potential.  This work also involved running and developing numerous training programmes to support the training of staff and clients to promote self-development in a number of areas connected to employability.

 

 

Qualifications and Training

MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Stirling University

Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Stirling University

 

HNC Children Matters

Trained in Trauma Work

Mindfulness In Schools Trainer

Training in Mindfulness Therapy MBSR

Training in Art Therapy

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

 

BA (Hons) in Tertiary Education with Teaching Qualification

Diploma in Higher Education with Adult Literacies

Postgraduate Diploma in Advice and Guidance

 

Lorraine Petrie

Lorraine is a trained practitioner of Person Centred Counselling. Her experience has focused on working with adults and young people experiencing mental health issues e.g. anxiety and depression in the Primary Care setting (GP practice in Fife). In addition to this she has worked as a bereavement counsellor, supporting clients to explore and make sense of their grief and loss and worked for a local mental health charity counselling young people and adults.


As well as her counselling work, Lorraine is an experienced cancer nurse .She works for a cancer organisation where she specialises in supporting people affected by cancer.Lorraine works closely with individuals to navigate their way through the emotional roller coaster of a cancer diagnosis, treatments and beyond.Lorraine has experience of supporting clients in both short and long term therapy work.



Qualification and Training

MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Stirling University

Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Stirling University


HNC Children Matters

Training in Mindfulness Therapy MBSR

Mindfulness in Schools Trainer

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

Mental Health First Aid-2 days

Mental Health First Aid Lite


COSCA Counselling Skills Course- modules 1-4

CRUSE Specialist Module in Bereavement and Loss


BN with Specialist Practitioner Qualification in Cancer Nursing

Registered General Nurse


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