Born and raised on the outskirts of London, UK, Helen moved to Auckland, NZ, with her young family in 2001.
Here she practices as a counsellor, play therapist and parenting consultant. She loves helping children, young people and their parents, befriend, understand and regulate their emotions so that they can reunite with their capable, resourceful, life giving potential and live life more fully. Mr Worry Tackles Rugby is Helen's first illustrated story
book for children and their parents.
Samuel adores rugby and is a confident player. However, a bad experience during one of his games brings along an unexpected visitor. This visitor has good intentions and is there to protect Samuel from further negative experiences, but his presence is unhelpful. He knocks Samuel's confidence, gets in the way of his fun and tries to stop him playing rugby. With the help of his mum, Samuel discovers how to regain his confidence and enjoy playing rugby again.