Dr Helen Barker is a Clinical Psychologist with 24 years of full-time NHS experience. Helen has been a Consultant Psychologist since 2004 and qualified in Clinical Psychology in 1999. Helen's last NHS post was Professional Lead for Psychology and Helen has past NHS experience in Adult Mental Health and Older People's Mental Health services. Helen has been working independently since February 2018 and is based in Cardiff City Centre at 35 Park Place. Her office is easy to walk to from the city centre, there is metered parking outside and it is a five minute walk from Cathays train station or a fifteen minute walk from Cardiff Central station.


Helen is registered with the Health Care Professions Council as a Practitioner Psychologist. Helen is also chartered with the British Psychological Society.


Helen is currently providing evidence-based psychological therapies for clients of the following health insurance companies: Bupa, WPA and Aviva. Costs for psychological therapy are £110 per session, with sessions usually being around one hour in duration. Helen is able to accept self-funding clients.

Whilst Helen provides psychological therapies during the day and early evenings, presently Helen is only able to accept new clients who are able to attend day time appointments because evening appointment slots are fully booked for the foreseeable  future. Should evening appointments become available for new clients, this information will be updated on the website.


Helen is also available to accept instructions from solicitors regarding psychological assessments and medico-legally funded therapy for personal injury claims. Costs for medico-legal assessments and therapy related to medico-legal cases are £150 per hour.


Helen has completed the Cardiff University Bond Solon Civil Expert Witness Certificate.

Flow Psychology Ltd. is a company registered in England and Wales. Registration Number: 11870304.

Helen’s aim is to provide a prompt, effective and helpful service.

Dr Helen Barker

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

35 Park Place


CF10 3RL


Telephone: 07828942681


Email: helen@flowpsychology.co.uk