We're out-of-the-box thinkers forging a creative counselling movement

Why? Because sometimes words alone aren't enough

Community, Creativity and Compassion are at the heart of everything we do.

Enriching mainstream counselling models with creative interventions

  • Do your clients sometimes struggle to express themselves with words?
  • Are you an out-of-the-box thinker?
  • Are you curious about how creative counselling interventions can help your clients or maybe you are working creatively already?
  • Do you sometimes feel isolated as a counsellor?

NEW! Launching our 2021 Creative Counsellors CPD Programme (for qualified counsellors & trainees in placement)

Offering you nine nurturing, compassionate and creative counselling training modules, delivered over nine months with extra members benefits including;

  • Free Creative Counsellors membership for nine months
  • Free ticket to our online conference
  • Free ticket to our creative wellbeing day for counsellors


CCA Membership Hub

CPD Training In Creative Counselling Interventions

The CCA Membership Hub is a self-study online training platform. It contains a wealth of resources to help you support your clients through offering creative counselling interventions. The hub is regularly updated with new training, which you can access at any time while you’re a paying member. When you join the membership you get:

  • Immediate access to 60+ hours of creative counselling CPD
  • A private learning area to access the courses and talks at any time
  • An easy to navigate platform which allows you to learn at your own pace
  • Support from our team to confidently integrate these creative interventions into your work
  • Proof of CPD that counts toward your yearly requirements
  • Access to opportunities to become a paid CPD trainer for our organisation
  • Priority and discounted tickets to online and face to face events where possible
  • Weekly nurturing peer reflection circles on Zoom to network and reflect on the creative interventions topics

(only £10/month)

Join over 8,000 Like-Minded Creative Counsellors In Our Free Facebook Community

Our Facebook group is the first and largest Creative Counsellors Community in the world. Become part of a thriving community where you feel safe, nurtured and valued. It’s a space for you to share your thoughts and feelings in a welcoming community of non-judgemental peers.

Get access to peer support, free CPD training, and the opportunity to contribute to the development and direction of our community. Our founder Tanja Sharpe recently won the Digital Women Community Leader of The Year Award and was a finalist in the CMX Community Leadership Awards. We were also recently awarded a Facebook Community Leadership Award – recognising the work that our community does in supporting creative counsellors, organisations and the general public.

Creative Counsellor Retreats

Join us for an amazing 4-day retreat in the beautiful Welsh Hills.

  • Disconnect from the intensity of your work
  • Spend creative time exploring your inner world
  • Soak up the power of nature and community
  • Enjoy the nurturing warmth of a like-minded group of your peers

The retreat offers a variety of experiences – from quiet misty mornings around the lake to creative storytelling around the fire at night. Switch off, recharge, and explore the power of creativity for your own healing. Spaces fill up quickly.

From Our Community

How to make Grounding Discs By Sue MacDonald

A Year of Covid – A Counsellors Perspective By Nicola Kellok

A Literature Review Exploring how Effective and Compatible Creative Interventions are when Combined with Talking Therapy (Creative Counselling)

Creative Counsellors Tools & Tips

Each month we highlight our members stories and share Creative Counselling tools and resources, plus give you priority access to tickets and events details!

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