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About us

Openings is a co-operative of counselling and psychotherapy practitioners which was founded in 1984 and is based in the centre Bath.

We offer you an opportunity to talk to someone in complete confidence within a peaceful, safe environment.

Practitioners at Openings offer a wide choice of therapeutic approaches within a shared set of values based on the integrative approach, which draws on humanistic and transpersonal values.

To view the therapists and counsellors who are based at Openings, please see our website

Training, qualifications & experience

Openings ensures that all the practitioners are trained to a high standard and have suitable experience. All practitioners are required to have a code of ethics which includes professional supervision and a commitment to their ongoing development .

Member organisations *

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosynthesis
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transpersonal psychology


The fees charged by each therapist is available on our website

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers

Further information

To book an appointment, please go to the website and make contact with the therapist or counsellor direct or email openingscentre@gmail.com if you would like help choosing a therapist.  Some (not all) therapists/counsellors will offer concessions, 

2 Princes Buildings
George Street

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


3 Rooms available in the centre of Bath. Mon - Fri - 9.00 am - 10.00 p.m.

Types of client

Older adults