Peter Banes | Accredited Counsellor | Colchester | NCS

We have officially changed our name to the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society!

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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!

Peter Banes

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS17-04208

Location: Colchester

As an Person centered Counsellor based in Colchester and the surrounding areas I am here to help people who want to live their lives in a healthier way. To learn about themselves and to cope with issues past, present and future effectively.
I use a range of techniques to help people heal from past trauma and difficulties and lead fulfilling lives.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (AIM award)
    Diploma in Counselling skills and Theory Level 4
    Understanding Autism – the Open university
    Safeguarding level 2 VTQ training – 3 hours work
    Managing money – NAS – 1 hour work.
    Health and safety basics
    Display screen equipment
    Fire awareness
    Assessing mental capacity
    Cyber Security awareness
    Lone working
    Manual Handling
    Prevent duty
    Stress awareness
    Safeguarding Children V4
    Safeguarding Adults (v2)
    Equality and Diversity
    Understanding Autism V5
    Managing Money (NAS)
    Suicide Prevention (zero suicide alliance)
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Carers
    • Children / teenagers
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Driving tests
    • Eating disorders
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Job interviews
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
  • 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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