Dr Helen Wessels - Chartered Psychologist and Psychotherapist

Dr Helen Wessels - Chartered Psychologist and Psychotherapist on Harley Street and London Bridge, appointments available via Harley Therapy clinics, central London.
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Dr Helen Wessels can help with:

Abortion, Abuse, Addiction, Adoption, Alcohol, Anger issues, Anxiety, Attachment Disorder, Behavioural issues, Bereavement, Bi-polar disorder, Birth Trauma, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bullying, Cross-cultural Issues, Depersonalisation / Derealisation, Dermatillomania, Disability, Dissociative Disorder, Domestic Violence, Dysthymic Disorder, Eating Disorders, Exposure Therapy, Fertility, Forensic, General Health Problems, HIV/AIDS, Hypochondriasis, Inner Child Work, Kleptomania, LGBT, Life coaching, Mood Disorders, OCD, PTSD, Pain management, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post natal depression, Psychosis, Race and Culture, Relationship Issues, Schizophrenia, Self-esteem, Sleep Disorders, Social Skills Training, Somatoform Disorders, Spirituality, Stress Management, Substance, Suicidal

Dr Helen Wessels offers:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), CBT Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy EFT, Exposure Therapy, Integrative Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Psychology, Schema Focused

Dr Helen Wessels is qualified to work with:

Adult 18+, Groups, Older teenager 18

Dr Helen Wessels - Chartered Psychologist and Psychotherapist

PhD, B.S.c, MSc, CPsychol

"I had a wonderful experience with Helen. She is very professional and has helped me to find answers to many questions. I strongly recommend Helen as a therapist."

Dr Helen Wessels is a Clinical Psychologist and state-licensed Psychotherapist. She is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS), and registered as a medical practitioner with the Federal Association of National Health Physicians in Germany. 

Helen is passionate about enabling people to gain insight and awareness into their thoughts, feelings and behaviour. In her therapeutic work, she focuses on providing a safe, warm and validating environment, while emphasising a structured, collaborative, and evidence-based approach. She aims to come to a shared understanding of the origin and perpetuation of one’s difficulties, followed by emotional processing and the development of healthy coping strategies. At the core of her work lies the therapeutic relationship, which allows for a corrective interpersonal experience due to its non-judgmental, gentle and containing nature.

Helen uses an integrative approach in therapy, tailored to her clients’ needs. She combines Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) with other treatment approaches such as Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT).

Helen offers comprehensive expertise in clinical psychology and psychotherapy, supported by 13 years of university education, clinical research and post-graduate qualifications. She obtained a doctorate in the field of early psychological intervention in schizophrenia, and she holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Psychology (German title: Diplom-Psychologin). Additionally, she completed a post-graduate degree in CBT, comprising of three years full-time training, after which she was awarded the highest clinical degree for a psychologist in Germany (Approbation). She further obtained a license to conduct group therapy, and received additional training in Schema Therapy and EFT in Germany, Shanghai and Toronto. 

With over 12 years of work experience in the clinical field of mental health, Helen has worked in both a hospital setting and private practice, providing individual and group psychotherapy to in- and outpatients aged 18 and above. She is experienced in treating a wide spectrum of mental health conditions including but not limited to depression, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, personality disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, eating disorder and occupational burnout. Helen has a special interest in supporting women who suffer from perinatal depression, anxiety or psychosis, or those who have experienced birth trauma. Having practiced in Germany, China, and the UK, she is acquainted with cross-cultural adjustments and challenges from clients of various nationalities and cultural backgrounds.

In addition to her therapeutic work, she has published in medical journals, including Early Intervention in Psychiatry, European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and the German psychiatric journal Psychiatrische Praxis, and she has taught clinical practice for a family medicine fellowship program in Shanghai.

Helen offers individual therapy for adults in English and German. She works with health insurers, please enquire for more information.

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Dr Helen Wessels can help with:

Abortion, Abuse, Addiction, Adoption, Alcohol, Anger issues, Anxiety, Attachment Disorder, Behavioural issues, Bereavement, Bi-polar disorder, Birth Trauma, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bullying, Cross-cultural Issues, Depersonalisation / Derealisation, Dermatillomania, Disability, Dissociative Disorder, Domestic Violence, Dysthymic Disorder, Eating Disorders, Exposure Therapy, Fertility, Forensic, General Health Problems, HIV/AIDS, Hypochondriasis, Inner Child Work, Kleptomania, LGBT, Life coaching, Mood Disorders, OCD, PTSD, Pain management, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post natal depression, Psychosis, Race and Culture, Relationship Issues, Schizophrenia, Self-esteem, Sleep Disorders, Social Skills Training, Somatoform Disorders, Spirituality, Stress Management, Substance, Suicidal

Dr Helen Wessels offers:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), CBT Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy EFT, Exposure Therapy, Integrative Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Psychology, Schema Focused

Dr Helen Wessels is qualified to work with:

Adult 18+, Groups, Older teenager 18
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