Janey Templer-Milligan

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Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 3NW
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About me

My name is Janey Templer-Milligan and I am a fully qualified Counsellor & Psychotherapist. I am a Professional Accredited member of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (PNCPS acc); this means that I have met the standards for registration to the NCPS and also passed substantial post-training professional development.  I hold a current Enhanced DBS certificate allowing me to work with both children and adults and am fully insured. Apart from running my own private practice, I am also an Anxiety UK approved therapist and a member of the Swindon Equality Coalition Committee. 

I offer a free first session which allows me to gather information about yourself and what you would like from counselling.  It also gives you the opportunity to see if you would be comfortable working with me.  Talking can be difficult & challenging & I will ensure that you always feel safe with me which will enable a trusting relationship to exist. Trust is the foundation that can empower clients to begin to be able to talk about their lives & issues that affect them.

I believe in equality for everyone and work with clients regardless of age, gender, religion, ethnicity and sexual orientation.

What experience do I have?

I have considerable experience working with clients who have alcohol, drug and gambling addictions.  Realising you have a problem is the first step to getting better but sometimes the hardest. People misuse substances or gamble for many reasons and particularly to lift their mood; help blot out past trauma or deal with overwhelming feelings.

I can help by exploring issues and how they affect you, your life and your health. By identifying triggers and issues counselling can help you to find ways to cope and overcome addiction and prevent any relapses.

I have also work extensively with clients who self-harm and self-injure, which is an often misunderstood and stigmatised behaviour. I can help you to get to the root of why you are harming and work to overcome your negative behaviour by developing coping strategies and find a more positive way of thinking and feeling about yourself and life.

I believe in equality and inclusion in our society and have many clients in the LGBTQ+ community. I help with the many issues that this marginalised group face in life as a result of rejection, transphobia and homophobia within our society.  I can help you explore your feelings around your sexuality and gender and the issues you face to empower you to lead more fulfilled lives. I have expert knowledge on transgender people and deliver workshops to schools, colleges and organisations within Wiltshire on diversity.  I am currently involved with the NHS in delivering training to create Transgender awareness to professionals within Swindon.

I also offer support to family members who may have difficulty coming to terms with their child's sexuality or preferred gender.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a degree in Therapeutic Counselling from Gloucestershire University & a post-graduate diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy from Aylesbury College. I have supervision twice a month to ensure that I am working safely & ethically with each of my clients. I also have ongoing professional development & attend various workshops, training & seminars to enhance my knowledge & skills as a therapist.

I work with people who have Aspergers, Autism, Bipolar, Schizophrenia, Borderline Personality Disorder, depression, anxiety, PTSD, panic disorder, low self esteem & self worth. I also work with people who have been abused emotionally, physically & sexually & have a deep understanding of the damaging affects abuse has on the individual.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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£50.00 - £75.00
Free initial in-person or telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva

Additional information

Initial Assessment - FREE
Individuals - £55
Couples - £75

Concessional & student rates are available & I offer 1:1 therapy for students studying to become counsellors.

Each session is one hour in duration and I provide short-term and open-ended therapy depending on your needs.

PLEASE NOTE:  I am only offering online counselling at the moment as my face-to-face sessions are fully allocated.  

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday, Tuesday and Friday evenings face to face.  

Further information

I am a member of the Swindon Equality Coalition Committee &Swindon Borough Council's LGBT Planning Group & believe & embrace diversity. I offer a safe, non-judgmental service which allows my clients to explore their issues & feelings. I believe that trust is the foundation to a good working relationship between me & my clients; when this is in place it allows clients to explore their difficulties & bring about positive change in their wellbeing & lives.

I am a member of Swindon Borough Council's LGBT Planning Group.

I have appeared on BBC Wiltshire radio, newspaper & magazine articles.  I deliver a live monthly radio show on Swindon 105.5 with two friends talking about different issues within our community such as mental health; homelessness; LGBT issues; women's issues to name a few.  We aim to raise awareness with our listeners to help make Swindon a more inclusive & understanding community.

88 Kent Road, Old Town, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 3NW

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
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Online platforms

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