Background

My interest in counselling arose from a role in pastoral care and a conviction that I should train and thereby support people more effectively. 25 years later I have worked in several counselling settings both on a voluntary basis and as my career. I enjoy supporting clients to find solutions and to recognise connections that help make sense of their life experiences.

Qualifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Person Centred Counselling (1994)

MSc in Counselling (2003)

Certificate in Life Coaching (2005)

Diploma in Coaching for Performance (2006)

BACP Accredited Counsellor since 2012

Experience

My earlier experience was in a pastoral/spiritual setting, in which faith was involved in understanding people’s experiences. A period of working with alcohol addiction helped me to grapple with issues for which there is no simple answer and where sustained support is often required. For the past 20 years my focus has been on supporting people who access counselling through workplace counselling arrangements, and who need to focus on addressing issues within a few focussed sessions. I enjoy working within both short-term and longer-term counselling contracts.

Rates

£50.00 per 50 minute session

I also provide clinical supervision to Counsellors and others in the helping professions; please contact me for rates

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.

Join Us

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

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



The Therapists

Find a Therapist by the following category using The Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre:

Abortion - Abuse: Emotional/Physical/Sexual - Addiction - Adolescence - Adoption - Affairs and Betrayal - Ambulance Service - Anger - Anger Management - Anxiety - Approaches to Study - Asperger's Syndrome - Attachment issues - Attention Deficit Disorder(ADHD) - Autism - Bereavement - Boarding School Experiences - Bullying - Calling in The One - Cancer - Career - Career Advancement - Challenging Issues in Academia - Childhood - Childhood issues - Children - Co-dependency - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) - Confidence issues - Conflict - Conscious Uncoupling - Couples - Couples Counselling - Craniosacral Therapy - Crisis - Critical Incident - Cross Cultural Relationships - Death & Dying - Dependency - Depression - Difficult or challenging boarding school experiences - Difficulties experienced by people of multi-faith - Difficulties with Trust and Commitment - Disaster - Dissociation - Divorce - Domestic Violence - Eating Disorder - Emergency Services - Emergency Services Counselling/Debriefing - Emotional Abuse - Emotional Health and Wellbeing - Families Coping with Members of their Family with Substance Abuse - Family Breakdown - Family issues - Fear - Fertility Massage Therapy - Fire Service - Gender & Sexuality - Grief - Health Issues - Health Related issues - Homeopathy - Homophobia & Discrimination - Hypnotherapy - Identity - Identity & Change - Infertility - Injury - Insecurity - Intimacy - Irritability - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Issues relating to Abortion - issues with intimacy - LGBT - Life Changes & Challenges - Life coaching - Loneliness - Loss - Love Relationship Coaching - Low Self Esteem - Low Self-Confidence - Men's issues - Menopause - Mentoring/Coaching Managing - Military - Mindful Self-Compassion - Mindfulness - Miscarriage - Neuro Linguistic Programming NLP - Nursing - Nutrition - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder(OCD) - Pain Management - Panic Disorders - Parenting - Passive Aggressive Behaviour - People & Families with Military Backgrounds - Phobias - Physical Abuse - Physical Illness and Injury - Play Therapy - Police Service - Pornography Addiction - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD) - Postnatal Depression - Pre & Post Fatherhood Challenges & Fears - Pre and Post Natal - Pregnancy issues - Psychosexual - Psychosis - Rape - Redundancy - Redundancy and Under achievement and general dissatisfaction in daily life. - Relationships - Returning to Formal Education in later in Life - Seasonal Affective Disorder(SAD) - Self Sabotaging Behaviours - Self-Harm - Self-Image - Separation - Separation and Divorce - Service Veterans - Sexual Abuse - Sexual issues - Shame - - Spiritual issues - Sport-Related anxiety and Stress - Stress - Suicidal Thoughts/Attempts - Supporting people affected by a person’s addiction - Telephone Counselling - Therapeutic Coaching - Time Management - Transactional Analysis - Transition into later life - Trauma - Traumatic Health Experiences - Traumatic Life Events - Traumatic Stress - Trust and Commitment - Under Achievement & General Dissatisfaction in Daily Life - Weight Loss - Work Related Stress - Young People -



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

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