Nicola has written extensively for BACP publications Therapy Today, Counselling at Work and BACP Workplace on mental health at work and the professional development of counsellors working in organisations.

She is currently editor of BACP Workplace, read by workplace therapists, trainers, team leaders and welfare staff, occupational psychologists, HR managers and those with an interest in employee counselling services and skills.

Nicola has also contributed to articles in The Guardian on wellbeing and mental health at work.

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Read Nicola’s latest article for the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy:

Coronavirus: Workplace counselling support for employees


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Is EAP counselling really working. Nicola Banning. Therapy Today, November 2020.

Let’s talk about race. Nicola Banning. BACP Workplace, October 2020.

Post Pandemic

Post pandemic. Nicola Banning. Therapy Today, June 2020.

COVID-19 What do we do now? Nicola Banning. BACP Workplace, April 2020.

The blind spot. Nicola Banning. BACP Workplace, April 2020.

Mental health, Brexit and work, Nicola Banning. BACP Workplace, October 2018.

A year after Grenfell. Nicola Banning interviews Anne Scoging who leads the Counselling and Trauma Service at the London Fire Brigade. BACP Workplace, April 2018.

Leading by example, Nicola Banning tells the story of a counselling service in an NHS hospital as it celebrates its 20th anniversary year. Counselling at Work, January 2018.

We mean business: talking about mental health is not enough, Nicola Banning and Nicola Neath, Counselling at Work. January 2018.

Time to walk the walk, Nicola Banning considers what really makes a difference to how people feel at work. Counselling at Work, Autumn 2017.

Plasters for the MIND. Nicola Banning. Counselling at Work, Summer 2017.

The training gap. Nicola Banning highlights best practice when it comes to placements for trainees. Counselling at Work, Spring 2017.

Sexual abuse and violence in the workplace. Nicola Banning talks to Professor Nicole Westmarland following Dame Janet Smith’s report into the culture and practices at the BBC during the Savile years. Counselling at Work, Spring 2016.

Working with the workforce, Nicola Banning. Therapy Today, April 2016.

Trauma Support in Paris. Nicola Banning talks to Andrew Kinder on his role supporting employees after the terrorist attacks. Counselling at Work. Winter 2015.

Inside the organisation. Nicola Banning talks to Annette Greenwood, Trauma Service Lead at St Andrew’s Healthcare, a charity that provides specialist secure care for mental health patients, Counselling at Work. Spring 2014.

Talking business. Nicola Banning. Therapy Today, October 2013

A hunger for self-development in Pakistan. Nicola Banning. Therapy Today, September 2013.

Into the future. How will we work? Nicola Banning reports on the implications for employee wellbeing support. Counselling at Work, Autumn 2012.

SAD at work? How can we help our clients and organisations manage the impact of SAD. Counselling at Work, Autumn 2012.

Inside the organisation. Nicola Banning talks to Cindi Bedor, Head of Staff Counselling at the Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust. Counselling at Work, Summer 2012.

Who wants to be a counsellor? Nicola Banning. Therapy Today, June 2012

When the therapist is a horse. Nicola Banning. Therapy Today, March 2012.

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