Anne Thomas | Accredited Counsellor | Manchester | NCS

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!

Anne Thomas

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS18-07008

Location: Manchester

I trained at Salford College and qualified with a diploma in therapeutic counselling in 2012. During the last 10 years, I have worked extensively in and around Greater Manchester, in roles including, university counsellor, IAPT counsellor, volunteer counsellor, and health and wellbeing coach.

My approach to working with clients is based on Carl Rogers' person-centred approach.
This means I will offer you a non-judgmental space where you can explore your thoughts and feelings. I will offer you a safe space where we can talk honestly about what's distressing you.

For people who want to learn tools and techniques to reduce, for example, anxiety or depression, I offer cognitive behavioural therapy and solutioned focused practice learning and resources.

To maintain a healthy lifestyle, I like to help my partner in our small garden and socialise with our friends and family. I enjoy walking with a local group at weekends. I find reading anything from poetry to travel, helps me unwind.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Brief Solution Focused Practice Foundation course 2019
    Motivational Interviewing Certificate of Proficiency 2014
    College Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 2013
    ABC Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling 2012
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Emotional issues
    • Family
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Neurodiversity
    • Panic attacks
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Stress
    • 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.

    Find Out More
  • 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.

    Find Out More