About Us


    Willows is a charity providing a professional counselling service and is also a training agency based in Old
    Town Swindon.

    Willows provides services for adults in the community from the Willows Centre based in Swindon.  Willows is
    committed to the local community and we work alongside other outreach projects to deliver counselling services in localities ; including Parks, Pinehurst and Penhill.  Willows have also provided services in collaboration with other
    agencies including the NSPCC, Barnardo's, Salvation Army, Family Centres and local churches in providing counselling.


    Willows was originally set up out of a joint initiative between the District GP Committee and Thamesdown Council of Churches. Willows has operated as a training agency since 1989 and a counselling service since 1995. Willows is a charitable trust providing counselling and support to individuals and couples in need of help and recovery through counselling.


    Tanya Orr - Executive Director
    Gilly Price - Counselling Service Manager
    Avril Fray - Training Manager
    Ron Headon - Office and Centre Manager
    Steve Litchfield - Development Manager
    Jeanne Read - Counselling Co-ordinator
     Helen Slator - Administration Assistant
    Board of Trustees
    Management Committee
    Council of Reference
    Clinical Advisory Group
    Psychiatric Advisory Group
    GP Advisory Group
    Specialist Advisory Group
    Co-ordinators Forum
    Supervision Co-ordinator
    Support Group Co-ordinator