Circles South East

Circles South East

129 Broadway

01235816050 / 07733 930714

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About us

The Circles South East  is organisational member of the BACP, and offers log-term ( max 30 sessions) counselling service to people affected by sexual abuse free of charge.

We are an award-winning charity which works to reduce an impact and instances of sexual harm through prevention, rehabilitation, education and safeguarding. We work together with organisations such as Victim Support, Children's and Social Services, Rape Crisis, Probation Victim Liaison Units, GP Surgeries etc as well as taking referrals from potential clients themselves.

Training, qualifications & experience

The charity consists of a team of specialist professionals who recruit, train, and manage volunteers working in a variety of roles within the community. All volunteers working for the charity receive initial and ongoing training and are professionally supervised.

Added to this we undertake individual and family assessments and provide training and advice to agencies working in related fields.

Circles South East is first and foremost a public protection agency working with and for the community.  The project is based on the principles of inclusion, restorative justice and bringing together the community to enhance public safety.

Member organisations *


Accredited register membership

* We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Other areas of counselling we deal with

We offer long- term( max of 30 sessions) counselling to anyone affected by sexual abuse, including Survivors, non-offending family members and some ex-offenders.

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We are fortunate to provide counselling sessions free of charge at the moment.

Further information

Volunteers are at the core of what we do, and operate across all aspects of our work. If you would like to volunteer with us or ask any questions please contact either:

Jelena Richards at

Dom Williams at or ring our office on 01235 816050

As a Volunteer Counsellor with our organisation you will get an opportunity to:

·  Expand your professional knowledge and experience

·  Obtain practice hours required for further professional development

·  Help with costs of Supervision, Professional Membership and room rent

·  Get your mileage paid

·  Regular CPD opportunities

Practical Considerations:

The minimum requirements are that a volunteer counsellor must

·          Be over 18 y.o.

·          Hold diploma in counselling

·          Have a min. of 70 hours supervised face to face client work.

·          Hold Professional membership with BASP, UKCP or equivalent

·          Have a regular supervision with fully qualified supervisor

·          Hold Indemnity Insurance

·          Be willing undergo DBS checks

·          Adhere to BACP code of ethics

Maps & Directions

Didcot, OX11

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:


Our counsellors cover South East of England and London areas.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults