ART AS A WAY OF KNOWING: Experiential Study Day 20th July 2024

A day for counsellors and psychotherapists to explore art making as a ‘way of knowing’ ourselves and our clients in therapy. We will engage in the playfulness that art can offer to process material from clinical work, as well as discover how to use image making to support self-care. Focussed upon our own art making, the day […]

Good practice

Here at MCS, we endeavor to keep up to date with the latest in good practice and support our counsellors with their personal development. As such, we’ve built up a large collection of publications in the field of psychotherapy and related subjects. This week, we are lucky enough to have a sixth former here on […]

Movement, Music and Mindfulness

Professor Mark Williams, former director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, says that mindfulness means knowing directly what is going on inside and outside ourselves, moment by moment. “An important part of mindfulness is reconnecting with our bodies and the sensations they experience. This means waking up to the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the present moment. […]

Mental Health Awareness Week May 2024

This week, until 19th May, is Mental Health Awareness Week. The theme is moving more for your mental health. It’s really important to find time for movement every day whether it’s doing more at home in your house or garden, taking the stairs instead of a lift, parking a little further away in a car […]

14th – 28th May 2024 Match Funding

From 14th – 28th May 2024, the Big Give will match fund any donations given us via their website. Talking Therapies for people in Herefordshire Marches Counselling Service provides counselling and psychotherapy to Herefordshire adults who are experiencing mental distress. Our service changes lives. Help us to provide low cost, expert counselling for people […]

Easy Fundraising

Easy Fundraising We are now registered with easyfundraising, which means our supporters can raise FREE donations for us every time they shop online. Over 7,000 brands will donate to us when our supporters use easyfundraising to shop with them – at no extra cost. You can find our easyfundraising page at: The link will […]

MSC Study Day – Working with Men

We are continually striving to learn and improve and are running another study day. Working with Men: a day’s workshop at Saxon Hall – Putson Community Centre HR2 6HE 18th November  10.00am to 3.00pm With Rotimi Akinsete Psychotherapist and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant Author of ‘This Book Could Help: the Men’s Headspace Manual’ and facilitator […]

Are you struggling with a long-term health condition?

If the answer is yes, Marches Counselling Services (MCS) provides professional and affordable therapy for people experiencing long-term health problems. We can offer one-to-one counselling or an online therapy group to help people explore the issues they are facing. Long term health conditions have always been challenging, and many more people are now struggling. New […]