Works as Psychological Therapist at First Psychology Centre, Edinburgh.
Helena Heveran is an experienced Psychological Therapist who works with individual adults, couples and groups at First Psychology Edinburgh and Glasgow. Helena works with a wide range of issues including: trauma, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, transitions/changes, health related problems, work/life stress, alcohol/substance misuse, sexual orientation, relationship issues and bereavement/loss.
Helena's way of working
Helena uses a number of different therapeutic approaches in her work. These include Person-Centred Therapy, Reality Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness Based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma Resource Building. She uses these approaches either individually or in combination to provide a tailored approach to each client's individual needs and preferences.
Helena's background and training
Helena has a PG Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, a COSCA Certificate in Counselling, Basic, Intermediate and Certification in Reality Therapy; Focus Integrated Training – working with individuals and groups with dual disorders; and a BA Degree in Applied Addiction Studies. In addition she has undertaken the following additional CPD training: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy; Suicide; Personality Disorders; Life Support – NHS Borders; Adult Safe Guarding (prevention of abuse); Compulsive Exercise and Eating Disorders; Substance Overdose and Withdrawal; Working with Anxiety; Ethics; Trauma; Neurobiology of Trauma.
Helena has worked in a number of different therapeutic settings including a residential/hospital setting where she worked with a range of issues including substance/alcohol dependence, depression, anxiety, PTSD, personality disorders, sexual orientation, grief/bereavement and sexual abuse. She is also experienced in working with family difficulties and facilitating family therapy sessions with adult clients.
Helena currently works with Acorns Bereavement Support Services as a programme facilitator where she has gained greater insight into bereavement and loss issues.
Helena is a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
Helena charges £60 a session for self-funding clients (concessions available). She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.