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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How does The National Counselling Society help me when a client complains?

We know you care about what you do and how you do it. We know this because you have chosen to be part of a community who feel the same way. Being on this register we share the same passion and are pro...

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GSRD – Including the Excluded

For those who may be unfamiliar with the term GSRD, Gender Sexuality Relationship Diversity has been introduced to us as a simple way to utilize the power of an acronym to explain our commitment to em...

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Be Safe Out There!

There is an estimated 6.8 million people working alone in the UK. Internationally, this figure is much higher and is expected to rise as the continued change in working habits forces more remote worki...

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Some things in life are Free!

We, the National Counselling Society (NCS), believe that membership of a professional association is essential as it not only gives confirmation of professional standing to individual practitioners bu...

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Ethics – ‘it’s all Greek to me!’

When first considering the premise of working ethically in therapy, simply the vastness and subjectivity of the concept can make it feel daunting. If we consider the origins of the story (which is suc...

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It's a Snow Day - Who Bears the Costs?

When it comes to finances, how do we balance our Business Need with Compassion? Whether it is a sudden snow day travel issue, a client who is left upset or disappointed following their therapy experi...

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The Importance of Supervision

Supervision is vital to the practice of counsellors and is a requirement for those who are on the Accredited Register. Supervision is a valuable way of "checking in" with a more experienced practiti...

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