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Counselling for all

Founded in 1975, CFC is committed to supporting the most vulnerable in society and to providing a hub for the entire community. Our colleagues exist as a framework of dedicated staff, including counsellors, group facilitators and trainers with a wide variety of specialist skills and are supported by a team of highly qualified clinical supervisors. Our strong traditions of community, hard-work and friendship are the attributes that connect us all. What we do >

Counselling in Altrincham


40 Mayors Road, Altrincham, WA15 9RP

Appointments team

Monday to Friday - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Telephone: 0161 941 7754


Counselling sessions (online / phone / face to face)

Monday to Thursday - 9:00am to 9:00pm

Friday - 9:00am to 4:00pm

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Counselling in Bury


9 Parkhills Road, Bury, BL9 9AU

Appointments team

Tuesday - 12pm to 8.30pm

Wednesday - 12pm to 8.30pm

Thursday - 12pm to 8.30pm

Telephone: 0161 764 4113


Counselling sessions (online / phone / face to face)

Contact us for options.

Counselling in other languages

We can provide counselling in Arabic / العربية, Urdu / اردو, Punjabi and Hindi, click here for details.

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Counselling Training Manchester


As well as offering counselling to people in Altrincham, Bury and all over Manchester, CFC offer a wide variety of training and CPD courses in Altrincham, Manchester for counsellors (student and qualified), caring professionals (e.g. teachers, social workers, housing officers, children and family intervention workers) and beyond (e.g. job seekers, people struggling with self-esteem).

See the list on the right for our main training areas.

To see what counselling courses we have coming up in South Manchester, click here for our professional courses.

Courses are all reasonably priced, but note early booking on some can secure you a 20% discount. Some courses are discounted for people receiving means-tested benefits.

Example professional courses:

  • Introduction to Counselling Couples

  • Counselling clients with Addictions

  • Counselling Families

  • Working Therapeutically with Children & Young People (CYP)

  • Working with Diverse Sexualities (LGBTQ+)

  • Understanding Self-harm

  • Diversity in Couples Counselling

  • Addictive Relationships with Food

  • Sand Tray / Drawing / Creative Therapy

  • Understanding Attachment & Neurological Development

  • Perinatal / childbirth issues

  • Effective Couples Counselling

  • Working with People Experiencing Bereavement & Loss


Life skills / public courses / groups:

  • Building Self-esteem and Confidence

  • Coping with an Addiction within Your Family

  • Dealing with Anger / Anger Management

  • Developing Parenting Skills

  • Introduction to Counselling Skills

  • Dealing with Stress / Building Resilience

  • Mindfulness

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With thanks to our funders

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