NCS | Society Council

We have officially changed our name to the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society!

Information for members

As of the 15th of May 2023, we have officially changed our name to the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS).

Our new and improved website is coming soon!

The Council acts as the central governing body for the Society and uses their overall view of activities to guide the present and future direction of the Society.

The Society Council is also responsible for the following:

  • Strategy
  • Review of Risk
  • Professional Ethics
  • Review of Committee Decisions
  • Review of Complaint Decisions
  • Equality & Diversity Policy

Council members

  • Chair: Liz McElligott
  • Chief Executive: Jyles Robillard-Day
  • Deputy Chair: Gerry Willmore
  • Head of Professional Standards and Registrar: Kate Mahoney
  • Head of Engagement and Development: Faye Blackwell
  • Head of Membership Services: Camilla Hyland
  • Professional Conduct Officer: Rachael King
  • Communications Manager: Olivia Phelps

Lay members:

  • Rob Kidd
  • Ted Sangster
  • Tina Russell
  • Harriet Mortimer

Ex officio:

  • Chief Executive
  • Head of Professional Standards

Page last reviewed 07/07/22

Next review due 07/07/23

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