Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Continuing Professional Development, commonly abbreviated to CPD, describes the ongoing learning that contributes to an individual’s knowledge and skills, and enhances their ability to perform within ...

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Accessibility: What the NCS are doing to ensure key documents are accessible to everyone

The team at the Society are constantly striving to do our best for all our members. One of the ways in which we do this is by ensuring that key documents are accessible for those who are blind or par...

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New Online CPD Course - Ethical Practice

Further to the launch of our new Code of Ethics in January 2018, the Society is delighted to announce that we have created a new Online CPD course designed to complement the Code. Ethical Practice ha...

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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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What is an Accredited Register?

An Accredited Register is the result of the programme set up by the Department of Health and administered by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) who are an independent body, accountable to Parl...

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What I valued about my Counselling training

When I undertook my Level 3 in counselling training back in late 2014 I was in a sales role within an IT support company. While I ultimately wanted to go on to become a Counsellor, it struck me that t...

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I’m training to be a counsellor, should I join your professional association?

There are lots of benefits to joining a professional association as a student. We understand it can be a very stressful time with deadlines looming, endless books to read and placements to find - we'r...

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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 NCS accredited register. A member of the Society may be a Registrant or a non-registrant member.

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    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 at over 120 venues across the the UK.

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