North Lancashire Counselling Service

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NLCS Celebrates 25 Years of Service to the Community

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NLCS CPD meeting 6th June
'Migration and Home' with Cecile Buckenmeyer

Open to non-NLCS Counsellors
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Important notice to prospective clients

Our Waiting List is currently full to capacity.

As a result the Enquiry Line will be closed for May and June 2016, re-opening 1st July 2016.

Please see our Links page on this website for direction to further services or if your need is urgent please contact your GP.

We apologise for this situation and feel regret
that we are unable offer counselling to more people at the present time.

Welcome to our website

We offer personal counselling for emotional problems such as anxiety, depression, grief, abuse, relationships etc. to people over the age of 18. As an organisational member of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, we are bound by its code of ethics and practice, and its complaints procedure. Information about our counsellors, and how to apply to become one, can be found on the NLCS's counsellors page.

We serve mainly people who live in North Lancashire and South Cumbria. Our help is offered to anyone who feels they need it, regardless of creed, race, or sexual orientation. The mission of NLCS is to relieve emotional stress and suffering and enhance the mental health and well-being of local people though the provision of a counselling service that is tailored to the individual client’s wants and understandings and from a humanistic and existential ethic of engaging with people in a deeply valuing and respectful way. The counselling is given free of charge, donations are welcomed.