For Professionals

Mind Garden is Reading’s most comprehensive centre for counselling, psychology and psychotherapy.

Therapists register with the centre by way of application.  All our therapists are suitably accredited or registered with a major professional body and adhere to strict professional ethical guidelines.

As of August 2018 Mind Garden is currently accepting applications from full qualified couples therapists, psychosexual therapists, family therapists and child therapists.  Applications from males are particularly welcome. The centre would require a minimum commitment of 10 client contact hours per week. To apply please click here.


Mind Garden offers to registered therapists:

  • By the hour room hire
  • A community of diverse professionals within the field and an annual networking gathering
  • A centre, established in 2010, run by experienced therapists
  • A referral program
  • Access to a professional development program at preferential rates
  • Eight well-appointed rooms that are maintained on a continual, attentive basis in a Grade II listed building
  • A low-cost room hire scheme that enables therapists to see clients unable to pay full fees


Our Rooms


Forbury offers seating for up to four people on the ground floor of the building.


Heligan offers seating for up to five people at the rear of the ground floor.





On the first floor, Temenos seats four people.


Also on the first floor at the front of the building, Eden has seating for four people.

Four further rooms are available including a larger training room.

Two private kitchens with seating are available to therapists. There is ample waiting area for clients and several rooms feature white noise makers to ensure privacy.

Parking for clients is located immediately in front of the building (pay & display) or the well-known Oracle Car Park which is a minute’s walk away. Buses stop immediately in front of the building and Reading Station is approximately a 10 minute walk away.

Note regarding disabled access: Please note that the while the ground floor of the building has rear access without steps, the toilet is located on the first floor of the building. A wheelchair ramp is available for front door access.