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Postnatal support group
Thursday mornings

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Counselling and Training in South Manchester


The group will not be meeting on 17 or 24 February. More info > 

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

Monday to Thursday - 9:00am to 9:00pm

Friday - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Telephone: 0161 941 7754


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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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What's new?

Co-op Community Fund

Almost £1,500 raised for CFC by Co-op members >

Couples work supervisor

We are currently recruiting to our team of supervisors. See here for further information > 

New support groups

We are pleased to be offering 2 new support services for postnatal issues and bereavement and loss.

More news from CFC >

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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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