NCS | Mental Health Awareness Week 8th – 14th May

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!

Surviving or thriving?

Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem.

This Mental Health Awareness Week, 8-14 May 2017, the Mental Health Foundation are going to look at mental health from a new angle.

Rather than ask why so many people are living with mental health problems, they will seek to uncover why too few of us are thriving with good mental health.

With people struggling to cope with the demands of life and stuck on getting through the day, they will explore:

how many of us are surviving or thriving, and the difference between the two

why some communities are under strain and what government can do to support them to thrive

what steps we can take to look after our mental health, building resilience to cope with the demands of life.

Throughout the week they will also highlight the personal stories of people who are surviving or thriving.

Join the campaign on 8-14 May. You can help ignite a national conversation about whether we are surviving or thriving and what we can do to bring about change.

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  • 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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