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Counselling MindEd launched

Do you want to develop your skills to work with children, young people and young adults?

Counselling MindEd is part of a wider MindEd project funded by the DH, it is the "go to" resource for FREE, high quality, engaging e-learning.

Visit www.minded.org.uk to go to the e-learning portal or alternatively, for more information contact us on 01455 883395.

About BACP

The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy is a membership organisation and a registered charity that sets standards for therapeutic practice and provides information for therapists, clients of therapy, and the general public.

As the largest professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy in the UK, BACP aims to increase public understanding of the benefits of counselling and psychotherapy, raise awareness of what can be expected from the process of therapy and promote education and/or training for counsellors and psychotherapists.

Read more about BACP's history and structure.

Latest from BACP

  • News
    • Cataloguing the latest news, publications and opportunities
  • In The Media
    • Some of the latest media articles referencing counselling or BACP
  • Events
    • Listing the recently confirmed events near you
  • CPD / Online Learning
    • BACP's online cpd modules
  • CPD Directory
    • Providing a source of information on CPD opportunities from participating providers.
  • Jobs Online
    • The most recent counselling and therapy based jobs
  • TherapyToday.net
    • Visit the website of the BACP journal
  • CPR Journal
    • Linking Research with Practice

General Election 2015Policy and Public Affairs - 23 March 2015

Read the April issue of Therapy TodayTherapy Today News - 24 April 2015

Professional Development Days coming to a location near youEvents - 02 February 2015

Psychological Therapies and Parity of Esteem: from commitment to realityPolicy and Public Affairs - 03 December 2014

38th Annual General MeetingAGM 2014 - 03 November 2014

Member update on the Ethical Framework ConsultationEthical Framework - 27 August 2014

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Jessica Mitchell discusses supporting people with skin Conditions in Primary Care TodayJessica Mitchell discusses supporting people with skin Conditions in Primary Care TodayMedia Coverage - 19th April 2015

Daily Mail agony aunt gives It's Good To Talk another mention Daily Mail agony aunt gives It's Good To Talk another mention Media Coverage - 19th April 2015

Manifesto watch: Where parties stand on issues relating to counselling and psychotherapyManifesto watch: Where parties stand on issues relating to counselling and psychotherapyPress Release - 20th April 2015

Coleen Nolan recommends BACP in her latest advice columnColeen Nolan recommends BACP in her latest advice columnMedia Coverage - 16th April 2015

Tanya Byron recommends BACP when looking for a therapistTanya Byron recommends BACP when looking for a therapistMedia Coverage - 15th April 2015

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Guidance on how to bring professional obligations to a close Course Author: Sally Despenser

Preparing for supervision and getting the most out of it Course Author: Sally Despenser

Psychopharmacology and counselling and psychotherapy Course Author: Rachel Freeth

Supervisors: how to support your supervisee through the Counsellor/Psychotherapist Accreditation Process Course Author: Patience O'Neill

The therapist's personal safety and care in the workplace Course Author: Sally Despenser

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Online Module: The Nature of Trauma and Dissociation WORLDWIDE - 1 Jun 2015

Certificate in Supervision "Developing & Enabling the Supervisor Within" Essex - 6 Jun 2015

The Artist in Therapy Devon - 20 Jun 2015

Change Certificate in Solution Focused Practice West Midlands - 26 Sep 2015

Person-Centred Therapeutic Play Skills Cheshire - 16 Nov 2015

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Please note: You must be a BACP member to view full job details.

CLINICAL LEAD - TALKING THERAPIES AND WELLBEINGCloses: 26 April 2015

SERVICE MANAGER - TALKING THERAPIES AND WELLBEINGCloses: 26 April 2015

PART TIME COUNSELLORCloses: 27 April 2015

PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT AND COUNSELLING SERVICES MANAGERCloses: 28 April 2015

QUALIFIED CBT PRACTITIONER TO WORK AT RESIDENTIAL CHILDRENCloses: 30 April 2015

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TherapyTodayTherapyToday.net

Therapy Today is the flagship professional journal of BACP. The journal contains informative, authoritative articles on all aspects of counselling and psychotherapy, along with regular features such as columns, news, questionnaires, dilemmas, the latest research studies, reviews and readers' letters.

Published ten times a year, Therapy Today is mailed out free of charge to every member of BACP. You can also subscribe to the journal.

Visit TherapyToday.net, for past articles, to read the latest issue and to access features written exclusively for the website.

View more issues of Therapy Today

CPR Journal

Counselling and Psychotherapy Research journal's website, features digests of research papers, research news and advance information on the next issue of CPR. Exclusive to the site is an easy to navigate glossary of research terms, book reviews and specially commissioned content that helps practitioners link research with practice.

View more about the CPR Journal