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Working With Older People: Clinical And Ethical Implications – Helen Kewell

May 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm BST

Helen Kewell

Event Details


Following the first interview in this series of working with older people, looking at the theory and psychology behind the work, this interview explores some of the practical, ethical, and clinical considerations for this work.

Practical suggestions and ideas about how to contract and set up this work for those interested or considering it.

About Helen Kewell


I qualified as a humanistic counsellor in 2015, having spent most of my career as a management consultant. My new career path was as necessary as it was dramatic, having experienced loss and chronic illness during the preceding years. During my training, I became profoundly influenced by existential and experiential approaches to therapy and, almost inadvertently, became fascinated and inspired by working with older adults. I consider this area of psychotherapeutic work to be underrepresented in literature and under-resourced and hope to continue to promote a wider dialogue on it and prompt others to do the same.

My book of my work, 'Living Well And Dying Well: Tales of Counselling Older People', is available via PCCS books.

I run my own private counselling practice in Sussex, and continue to volunteer as a counsellor and supervisor for Cruse Bereavement Care.


Living Well And Dying Well: Tales of Counselling Older People – Helen Kewell - (February 2019)

Event Format


This event will be an interview conducted using a ZOOM video link that will be streamed to our live video page. You will be able to see and hear the conversation, as it is happening, and use the chat room to offer your own comments and questions.

Recordings are usually posted to the library the day after the live event.

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May 19
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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