Helena Trebar

Gestalt Psychotherapy Senior Trainee (GPTI)
Registered as a Trainee Member of UKCP
MA Hons in Scenography
MA Hons in History of Art

A decline of one’s sense of wellbeing can be caused by and often leads to greater disconnect and displacement. Certain coping strategies or habits may have ceased in bringing relief and are instead hindering the possibility of living in a more spontaneous way.

Gestalt psychotherapy relies heavily on the exploration of the immediate experience – the here and now which we have access to. How one relates to the world is unavoidably recreated in the therapy room. Observing this, I gently encourage the growth of clients’ awareness: I actively participate in the process of gaining greater embodied experience; examine relationally the sense of power and powerlessness; and explore needs and wants that, at this moment in time, seem impossible to fulfil.

I offer therapy to those seeking support while navigating through a significant change in their life as well as those struggling with certain psychological difficulties that seem to have no apparent cause.

I am in final stages of completing the four-year taught programme of gestalt psychotherapy post-graduate diploma via the GPTI (Gestalt Psychotherapy & Training Institute). As well as seeing clients at the Whole Works, I have been engaged in an ongoing therapeutic practice at a charitable counselling service in Edinburgh since 2019. I am registered as a trainee member of UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy) and subscribe to their code of ethics – my work is supported by regular individual and group supervision. I practise inclusion and welcome diversity.

The sessions last 50 minutes and are held weekly. I provide face-to-face mid- to long-term therapy to adult individuals. You can book a free 20-minute telephone consultation for both of us to gauge whether we can begin working together and ask me about my approach or therapy more generally. To enquire about availability or to arrange a call, please use the email linked to this site.

Click here to email Helena

Tel: 0131 225 8092



Gestalt Psychotherapy

£50 for 50 mins

Concession rate: £45