NCS | Becoming a Counsellor / Psychotherapist

Are you considering a vocation in counselling / psychotherapy?

We've created a useful document that covers the most important things you'll need to know when planning your journey, covering topics such as training, career prospects, practicing safely and ethically, and lots more.

We hope that this document will help support you in your decision making.

You can read the document below, or, if you'd like to view if in full-screen mode, click here.

  • 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 NCS 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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