NCS | The national counselling society

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!

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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What is Abuse?

When you first think of the word ‘abuse’ what comes to mind? A shocking or tragic news story or something more personal? Whatever your first thoughts were, it is likely that your first instinct was pr...

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Why a Counselling Specialty?

You have put in the hard work and are enjoying a new and exciting career as a counsellor or psychotherapist, so why does it pay to then think about a specialism? Although some of us may shy away fro...

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End to conversion therapy supported by leading psychological, psychotherapeutic and counselling organisations

The announcement this week of a Government pledge to consider options to end the practice of conversion therapy is a positive development says the Coalition against Conversion Therapy. Dr Igi/Lyndse...

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Finding a Qualified Counsellor

The National Counselling Society (NCS) has an Accredited Register that lists qualified Counsellors all over the UK! The National Counselling Society’s Accredited Register is like an online counselli...

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The NHS is turning 70!

In line with celebrations that are taking place this year to mark this most auspicious occasion, we at the National Counselling Society (NCS) are proud to celebrate the fact that recognition of the Ac...

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Responding to ethical dilemmas - a quick guide!

Trying to manage and respond to ethical dilemmas can, initially, seem overwhelming and can cause anxiety! Ethical dilemmas can arise in any/many situations such as: • Social, online, mobile media &a...

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NCS and NAPAC launch new e-learning course today

The National Counselling Society (NCS) and the National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) have partnered to offer a new online training course written by NAPAC ‘Working with Adult Sur...

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Communication Preferences

As part of the work that all organisations are doing to ensure GDPR compliance in May 2018, the Society asked all of our Members to update their Communication Preferences with us. We asked that every...

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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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