SCC specialises in providing counselling in Taunton, Ilminster and Bridgwater.

SCC counsellors have all been trained to high professional standards. The SCC counselling service is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

SCC was established in 1990 to offer affordable, open ended, in-depth counselling.  All clients are assessed at the centre and allocation to a counsellor is considered carefully.  There are now 20 counsellors working part time and over 70 people using the service each week.

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Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

The Employment Assistance Programme is part of the Somerset Counselling Centre service which provides counselling services to organisations for their employees in and around Taunton, Bridgwater and Ilminster.

The scheme provides an important first step for the employee to talk about issues affecting him or her, and an opportunity to discuss and explore problems and concerns in complete confidence with an experienced professional.  The work is usually of 6 – 8 weeks duration.

If your organisation or business is interested in setting up a contract with SCC for your employees to access, then please email for more information.

This enables organisations to:


If you feel this service can be of benefit to your organisation and employees please contact our Administration Manager to discuss tailoring a program to meet the specific needs of your organisation.