Latest Newsletter: New RGU-validated MSc in Human Relations and Counselling & more

In our latest newsletter, read about how we’ve added a new MSc in Human Relations and Counselling to our range of courses which has been validated by Robert Gordon University. Also in this edition, a reminder that HDS provides an employee assistance counselling service. HDS works with organisations, large and small, to offer counselling and psychotherapy as part of their Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). Read more

Celebrating Volunteers' Week

Volunteers' Week is an opportunity to celebrate and say thank you for the contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. At HDS, our volunteers provide vital support in a number of different roles. We are thankful to all our volunteers, past and present, and we were awarded the Volunteer Friendly Award. Read from our volunteer, Lee, who describes her experience volunteering with HDS. One of our volunteers, Lee, shares her experience of volunteering with us. Read more

Looking after our mental health in uncertain times

Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current Coronavirus (COVID-19), can be scary and can affect our mental health. While it is important to stay informed, there are also many things we can do to support and manage our wellbeing during uncertain times. Here are some tips from members of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) which we hope will help you, your friends and your family to look after your mental health. Read more

Enrol for our postgraduate training

We offer postgraduate training courses for professionals working particularly in the NHS, social services, education, private practice and voluntary sector. Read more

Award winners

HDS received the Volunteer Friendly Award in recognition of the volunteering opportunities we provide. Read more

Counselling service open

We are pleased to announce that our counselling service is open to support clients across Scotland. Read more