The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre, 23 Bath Road, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 4AS Tel: 01793 514550

Helen Whelehan

Mobile: 07850 837349


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Counselling is a partnership between counsellor and client, which explores the client’s experience: the client decides which issues she/he wants to look at and prioritise.

I believe that we all have the potential to learn and/or heal from difficult experiences or life crises and that the therapeutic relationship with a counsellor or psychotherapist (who you trust and you can work with) can provide a safe and supportive situation that helps you do that.

I use BSL (British Sign Language) and I am able to work one-to-one with people who are deaf or hearing impaired without the need for an interpreter.

I also have experience of working with people who have learning difficulties experience  and who often find communication challenging, through understanding individual needs we will work together to help to bring about change.

I am a member of the Counselling Society and adhere to their code of ethics. I have full professional indemnity insurance and have regular supervision from a qualified psychotherapist.


• Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

• BSL Sign language interpreter

• Registered Member of the Counselling Society


I have run my own private practice in psychotherapeutic counseling for several years.

I offer specialist-counselling sessions for people who are deaf or who have hearing impairments.

I have experience working with young people in education, young people with psychotic disorders, including eating disorders and self-harming issues.

I also offer individual sessions for people with learning difficulties.


I offer day and evening appointments

Initial Assessment fee – Individuals £30

And sessions thereafter – Individuals £45

(The fee is negotiable for those on low income) Each session is for 50 minutes

Only a phone call away to book an initial assessment to meet and decide if we can work together and begin our therapeutic relationship

Our Rooms

There are five rooms, all suitable for couples or individual Counselling. One of these is large enough to use for family therapy, groups or training workshops. The therapy rooms are furnished with large leather chairs with cushions, solid oak side tables, classic floor and table lamps, plants and framed photos or pictures of landscapes.

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We are offering qualified Counsellors/ Psychotherapists, Supervisors and Trainers the opportunity to hire rooms.

The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre,
23 Bath Road,
SN1 4AS.

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The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre, 23 Bath Road, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 4AS
Directors: Christine Fishlock & Heather Garbutt