Darren Hopgood | Accredited Counsellor | Peterlee | NCS

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!

Darren Hopgood

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS20-00872

Location: Peterlee

What can I do for you?

Help with Anxiety
Resilience Building
Personal and professional burnout
Listening and understanding what you are going through.

I Have spent much of my working life in the care profession.

Working in Care Homes.
Vocational Therapy Support
Specialist Mental Health Hospital units.
With MIND (supporting Recovery Collages and Group support)
Durham County Carers Support (counsellor)

... I Support all our valuable support workers in all other caring professions, including vets, Veterinary Nurses and shelter staff. (Three Shelter cat daddy here)

So please, do not feel there is no one to talk to, give me a call, let's see how we can work together to make your role and your life better.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    BA (Hons) counselling
    Certificate in Clinical Supervision
  • What I can help with
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Carers
    • Children / teenagers
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • IBS / Digestive Issues
    • Illness and dying
    • Job interviews
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Spirituality
    • Stress
    • Trauma
    • Young people and children
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