NCS | Benefits

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!

We support counselling as a unique vocation - our members feel valued and supported. So can your students and graduates.

  • We listen to what you have to say and we share ideas with all our members.
  • Membership is treated like a partnership with the Society.
  • We participated in all of the discussions relating to Government plans for voluntary registers.
  • We achieved Accredited Register status with the Professional Standards Authority for the Society's Register.
  • Belong to a body which gives you a direct voice in policy - make your voice heard.
  • Friendly and knowledgeable team.
  • You can offer the reassurance to your graduates that once they finish their studies they can be part of a credible and ethical professional association.
  • You can offer Student Membership to all of your students which will give them access to the society\'s e-newsletters, and they will be able to apply to upgrade their membership once they finish their studies.
  • Straightforward Application Process.
  • Friendly, timely and transparent assessment of your courses.
  • Dedicated officer of the Society to help with your application.
  • The National Counselling Society continues to grow and gain recognition.

Material Benefits

  • You will be entitled to use the National Counselling Society logo on your course materials and website.
  • Your contact details will be displayed on the Society website which will promote your courses to prospective students.
  • You will receive our monthly newsletter.
  • Opportunity to submit course information and news to share with Society members
  • Find a Counsellor

    Find the help you need...If you are a potential client looking for a counsellor, you may search our registrants by location or name and you can also check whether someone is on the NCPS accredited register. A member of the Society may be a Registrant or a non-registrant member.

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  • Train as a Counsellor

    Use our Find a Course tool to find the nearest training providers who offer National Counselling Society Accredited, Advanced Specialist, Quality Checked or CPD courses. These courses are currently run across the the UK.

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