ACS was founded in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the growing awareness that support for mental health was in higher demand and required a more affordable approach.
ACS is facilitated by Counsellor’s in Training and qualified Counsellors. All have undergone a rigorous recruitment process to ensure they meet high ethical standards and those set by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)*.
* BACP/NCPS are accredited organisations that provide the Counselling profession with overall direction for them to achieve their goals appropriately and fairly. They hold an Accredited Register with the Professional Standard Authority who protect the public by monitoring and regulating Health and Care Practitioners.
Why choose ACS?
Affordable Counselling Service (ACS) is a nationwide Counselling service for individuals (18+ years). Offering appointments both in-person and online.
We provide a quality service that offers:
Services offered by ACS
ACS offer flexible session times so can accommodate both evening and daytime appointments. It is important to the service that clients are not kept waiting too long. The aim is for sessions to begin within 2 weeks of initial contact.
Counsellor in Training Service
(up to 16 sessions offered)
From £20 per session
All ACS Counsellor-in-Training have undergone a rigorous recruitment process and are student members of an Accredited Professional Body, have Professional Indemnity insurance and hold an up-to-date Enhanced DBS Certificate. They have all been approved as fit for practice by their Training Facility and are all in the final stages of their qualification, undergoing regular supervision to ensure they are working effectively with you.
Qualified Counselling Service
(open ended sessions offered)
From £35 per session
All ACS Counsellors have undergone a rigorous recruitment process and are members of an Accredited Professional Body, have Professional Indemnity insurance, hold an up-to-date Enhanced DBS Certificate and hold relevant Therapeutic Qualifications to Level 4 and above. All undergo regular supervision to ensure they are working effectively with you.
How therapy is carried out
Online Counselling is carried out using encrypted video technology to ensure safety and confidentiality.
All Counsellors have undertaken additional training, for working with online technology.
For further information please see our Online Counselling page.
In-person Counselling is carried out at our premises, based in the heart of Aston Fields, Bromsgrove, with easy access to transportation links.
ACS’ beautifully decorated and furnished rooms offer a safe, warm and inviting space.
For further information please see our Contacts page.