NCS | Counselling

We are officially changing our name to the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society!

Information for members

From the 15th of May 2023, we will officially be changing our name to the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS).

Our new and improved website is coming soon!

A Relational Approach to Therapy

“We are evolutionarily hard-wired to heal and be healed by human connection and social interaction’ Elkins (2016 p51) We are living through interesting times; the rise in terrorism, interest in menta...

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British Tinnitus Association Conference Talk

Sometimes the things we take for granted can cause us the most upset when we realise they no longer work the way they once did. Our hearing is no exception, and for many people, the impact that tinnit...

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How can you support the public’s health?

We know that 9 out of 10 members of the public trust health and lifestyle advice from the wider workforce. Our 2015 report Rethinking the Wider Public Health Workforce investigated this powerful stati...

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Getting Bereavement Counselling

The loss of a loved one is one of the most harrowing things a human can experience. While it’s perfectly natural to feel overwhelmingly intense emotion following bereavement, it can be beneficial to s...

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New Training Opportunities For NCS Members

We are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with our latest organisational member, The EMDR Centre, to offer an exclusive training opportunity for NCS members. We are aware that in the pa...

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Getting Therapy For Anger Management

GETTING THERAPY FOR ANGER MANAGEMENT We are terrified of anger. We are terrified of others being angry of us, and we’re terrified of becoming angry. There’s a good reason for that. Anger in modern s...

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Does my child need a counsellor?

Every parent wants their children to be happy and healthy. Childhood mental illness is one of the most agonising things a family can go through. Parents with concerns about their child’s mental heal...

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Was Nietzsche right: “What doesn't kill you makes you stronger,”

Do bad things happen for the best? There is the old 18th century adage that every cloud has a silver lining. Voltaire, an 18th century French philosopher however had a different view. If he was alive ...

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PAPYRUS HOPEline: Preventing Suicide in Young People

"[PAPYRUS]( exists to give young people hope and to prevent young suicide." They do this by: - Provide confidential help and advice to young people and anyone worried abou...

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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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