Susan McNally-Mills

Background/ Experience

I am a Creative Integrative and Humanistic qualified counsellor.

My career in counselling began with working within the charity sector with substance misuse and homelessness in which I gained substantial and valuable experience on these and related issues.

I love group work and facilitated “Abstinence Group” for several years.

I have also enjoyed working with families of substance misusers facilitating family support groups and setting up a counselling service for families.

In addition to this I wrote and delivered several courses and groups centred on self-esteem with a psycho education element on emotions the recognition, regulation and use of them.

Having also worked within the NHS mental Health services, I found I particularly enjoyed engaging with clients within the inpatient mental health services.

Due to feeling frustrated at not being able to deliver the services I was trained to do in length and in quality I am embracing private practice as an opportunity to deliver work in a way that can really make a difference to people’s health and wellbeing.

I have extensive experience of working within the prison system HMP as an Art Facilitator providing art as a therapeutic activity. This comes from a background as an Art Director and Designer and I have a BA HONS in Graphics and Design. During this time I also taught MA Illustration and Sequential design at Brighton University.

I am incredibly passionate about injustice and have a strong belief in the theory of Carl Rogers’s core conditions which I bring to my therapeutic practice these core conditions are;

  • I bring Genuineness/Congruence, to my clients.
  • I provide my clients with Acceptance/Unconditional Positive Regard.
  • I show and feel Empathetic understanding to my clients

Having worked with a wide range of clients I have gained a considerable amount of experience with a wide range of issues.

I am offering an ability to connect with you and the difficulties you face with warmth and creativity.


Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling BCPC

BA HONS Graphics and Design

I have further training in;

Interpersonal Group Therapy at CATS Centre for Addiction Studies;

Motivational Interview Technique (delivered by the originators of this therapy) Millner and Rollnick

Solution Focus Technique

Attachment Theory


Fifty pounds, per 50 minute session.

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,
SN1 4AS.

The Therapists

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

(PoTS) - Abortion - Abuse: Emotional/Physical/Sexual - Addiction - Adolescence - Adoption - Affairs and Betrayal - Anger - 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 - Chronic Pain - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) - Cognitive Behavioural 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 - Dissociation - Divorce - Domestic Violence - Eating Disorders - 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 - Food Allergy - Food Intolerance - Gender & Sexuality - Grief - Health 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 - Neonatal Deaths - Neuro Linguistic Programming NLP - Nutrition - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder(OCD) - Online Counselling - Pain Management - Panic Disorders - Parenting - Passive Aggressive Behaviour - People & Families with Military Backgrounds - Phobias - Physical Abuse - Physical Illness and Injury - Play Therapy - Police Service - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD) - Postnatal Depression - Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia - Pre & Post Fatherhood Challenges & Fears - Pre and Post Natal - Pregnancy issues - 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 - Telephone Counselling - Therapeutic Coaching - Time Management - Transactional Analysis - Transition into later life - Trauma - Traumatic Health Experiences - Traumatic Life Events - Trust and Commitment - Type 2 Diabetes - Under Achievement & General Dissatisfaction in Daily Life - Unexplained Symptoms - Weight Loss - Work Related Stress - Young People -

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