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The Leicester Counselling Centre

Supporting the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland since 1979
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 What we do

Established in 1979, The Leicester Counselling Centre is a charity that aims to provide affordable, high quality, professional counselling to the  communities of Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland. Based in a quiet location close to the city centre in Leicester and also operating from premises in Oakham and Loughborough, The Centre works with adult individuals from all walks of life and from any culture or background, without discrimination.


Our aim is to help you cope more effectively with the difficulties you are currently facing.


Counselling will give you the opportunity to talk in confidence and reflect on and explore the causes of your problems.Your counsellor will work with you to help you to achieve a better understanding of your situation and your feelings and to find ways of dealing with them.          

Why have counselling?

Counselling can help people find a way through:-

  • Anxiety
  • Balancing work and life
  • Chronic illness
  • Depression
  • Difficulty in moving forward in life
  • General life challenges
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Low self esteem or confidence
  • Personal and work relationships
  • Phobias & panic attacks
  • Redundancy
  • Relationship problems
  • Sexual abuse
  • Sexual issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma

and many more difficulties that people can face.  


Why choose The Leicester Counselling Centre?
The Leicester Counselling Centre is an organisational member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and as such adheres to their Ethical Framework for Good Practice. 
The Centre has around 80 counsellors and is therefore able to offer a range of theoretical approaches: these may include psychodynamic, person centred, humanistic, and cognitive behavioural therapy(CBT).

The Centre will always endeavour to match the client with the most suitable counsellor for their requirements.

All of our counsellors are supervised by independent practitioners to ensure that they are working
ethicallyand professionally.



              No. 1 Lodge, Victoria Park, Leicester LE1 7RY Tel: (0116) 255 8801 Fax: (0116) 6551 

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The Leicester Counselling Centre is a charitable organisation, relying on donations. If you would like to make a donation, please send a cheque made payable to 'The Leicester Counselling Centre' or call 0116 255 8801 or go to Donations page for details


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