Why us?

We've been providing inclusive and accessible counselling services in Nottingham for nearly 40 years. Here's what you can expect from us:

  1. You can come and talk to us for any reason
  2. No GP referral necessary - simply come to us directly
  3. We offer a sliding scale of affordability
  4. There's no limit to the number of sessions you have
See if counselling is right for you


As a registered charity, the support we receive from people just like you is invaluable - we wouldn't be able to exist without it.

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"I look forward to my counselling sessions. I feel they will help me tremendously not just with coping with my illness, but also coping with my future life and life history."


Author: Jonny Kates


"The whole service is great, reception to counsellor, Shaz at reception is an asset to the charity. Above and beyond her role and so pleasant."


Author: Jonny Kates


"I found it very helpful to be able to talk and not be judged, or worried what their reaction would be with what I had said and not having to hold back."


Author: Jonny Kates

Please note: The names above have been changed for confidentiality

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Join our team

Our team of over 40 volunteer counsellors make an invaluable contribution to life at NCS. Click below for information on joining our team as a volunteer counsellor; or for academic and vocational placements:

NCS Shortlisted for the Nottingham Post Business Awards

Nottingham Counselling Service has been shortlisted for the Nottingham Post Business Awards Not-for-profit Organisation Award!


Author: Rachel Hoskins

Upcoming training events

  • Mindfulness in Nottingham

    Live more in the moment! Try our mindfulness taster sessions to guide you to a more focused, calmer, and productive life. You'll be learning everyday techniques you can use at home! There is one family session with Jackie Wilson where kids over 7 can learn about our brilliant brain and marvellous mind through mindful activities, exercises, and visualisation. Read more

  • Mind Your Health

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