NCS | Depression

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!

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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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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How to Find a Counsellor for Depression

What is depression? Depression is a real illness with real symptoms and it can affect anybody at any stage of life. For some people, depression can be triggered as a result of a specific event, phy...

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Studies show that Loneliness can be linked to Mental Health Conditions

Researchers at Kings College London have conducted a study to profile the links between young adults’ feelings of loneliness, in terms of their current health and functioning and their childhood exper...

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A Personal Experience of Depression

“Depression sucked the life and soul out of me.” This article shares Mandy’s personal experience of depression, suicidal thoughts and her road to recovery. Mandy has 30 years' experience as a registe...

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Teenage depression linked to father's depression

Adolescents whose fathers have depressive symptoms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression themselves, finds a new study led by UCL researchers. While the link between mothers' depressio...

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Antidepressants – an aid or alternative to counselling?

As counsellors we naturally and firmly believe that psychological interventions are a powerful and effective way to treat emotional distress. In reality we know that when emotions become too difficult...

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Living with depression

Blurt have provided an insightful article ‘Depression: Why We Push People Away’ written from the perspective of someone living with depression. You can read the full article here: https://www.blurti...

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11th Annual New Savoy Conference

Wednesday 21st - Thursday 22nd March 2018 Millennium Conference Centre, London...

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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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