Helena Michaelson

Helena Michaelson

Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

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Therapist - London

London N7
Sessions from £60.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

Counselling and Psychotherapy in Holloway, London N7

​Long-term open-ended psychotherapy and short-term counselling for adults of all backgrounds.

​My clients come from every walk of life. My way of working is relational, which means I hope to connect with my clients on a personal level. I don't hide behind a professional facade and am not, in general, silent.

I work by providing a safe, confidential space in which to begin a conversation about the issues that are really affecting you. Whether you are feeling anxious, depressed or confused by your feelings, or have the sense that you don't know what your feelings are, counselling and psychotherapy can help.

My approach to therapy is relational. This means I work to build a boundaried therapeutic relationship with my clients, in which we can think together about their feelings and experiences and the relationships in their lives, both now and in the past.

I am a Registered Accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP Accred.) and work according to their Ethical Guidelines. I work from safe, comfortable, accessible rooms in Holloway, North London.

I trained in Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy at Birkbeck, University of London and prior to this, studied Person-Centred Counselling. 

I established my private practice in 2013. In addition to open-ended psychotherapy, I see clients for short-term counselling through an Employee Assistance Programme. I teach on a psychodynamic counselling training course which is accredited by both the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC).  My previous work included writing, editing and tutoring. 

What I can help with

Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Self esteem, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Person centred, Psychodynamic, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Trainee

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited