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Choosing a counselling service provider

Why choose us?

KCS hold long-lasting partnerships, delivering highly effective support for whole school wellbeing.


With over 20 years experience working with a wide sector of schools, colleges, and universities, we understand the unique attributes that students, school staff and senior leadership need from a counselling service provider.

Head Teacher Tina Bissett explains why having a KCS counsellor at her school is so important. 


50 schools currently partner with KCS 

  • Cultural Alignment

    • Getting to know your school and its uniqueness

    • Our counsellors know the importance of being part of your whole school community

  • Relatability

    • Staff can resonate and relate to the nature of the work we do

  • Clarity

    • It’s important to demystify, so we discuss how we work. Offering insights for staff to support students in an informed way

  • Adaptability

    • KCS counsellors understand the need to be adaptive to the timetable and school objectives


School counselling ethos

  Our ethos

  • To improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people, helping to optimise their personal, social and academic success

  • Support whole school wellbeing objectives 

  • Through empathic listening and building of strong therapeutic relationships, our therapist strive for the very best outcomes for students and staff

  • Using sound theoretical underpinning, our counsellors work creatively and imaginatively in weekly one-to-one or group counselling sessions. Using integrated therapeutic models that are age-appropriate, creative and inspirational. 


These include;

  • Person Centred

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Solution Focused Therapy

  • Psychodynamic Therapy

  • Art Therapy

  • Play therapy

More about us

Throughout our time KCS are proud to have supported positive changes within school culture over the years.

In particular managing difficult behaviour. If your school is creating an informed cultural shift, we're here to support.

whole school counselling approach

We back the initiative of Public Health England and the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition.

With the whole school approach, all school staff, leadership teams, parents/carers, counsellors, and the wider community, must be committed and working together to promote and deliver emotional health and wellbeing to students in a truly holistic way.

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