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Counselling and Training in South Manchester

Let us help you to discover more about yourself and your inner strengths


We know people feel better when treated as human beings with strengths to offer, rather than as a 'problem' to be fixed. Our services are developed in response to what our clients tell us they want. Your help will enable us to continue in this mission, to walk alongside those in distress.

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

Saturday - 10:00am to 1:00pm

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Counselling in Manchester

We also offer counselling at other locations in Trafford and Manchester, click here for details

Counselling in other languages

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


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Counselling Training 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 and click here for our life skills opportunities.

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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