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GCS specialises in providing counselling and training counsellors to professional standards. It was established in 1980 to offer affordable, open-ended, in-depth counselling in Gloucestershire.

All clients are assessed at the Centre and allocation considered carefully. There are now over 60 part-time counsellors and over 220 people use the counselling service each week. All counselling is regularly supervised on a weekly basis.

Experienced senior staff, seminar leaders, tutors and supervisors ensure the high standards of training and practice with which GCS has become associated.

Training, qualifications & experience

A British Association for Counselling And Psychotherapy Accredited Service.

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Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Fees

Additional information

Please contact the service directly to discuss fees for counselling and training courses.

Gloucestershire Counselling Service
Alma House
52-53 High Street
Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL5 1AP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
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Gloucestershire Counselling Service

Gloucestershire Counselling Service