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MBACP Members have a deadline of 31st March 2016 to become registered before this category ceases to exist.
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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 please contact us for more information.
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
- Cataloguing the latest news, publications and opportunities
- In The Media
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- Providing a source of information on CPD opportunities from participating providers.
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- 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
The Sun's agony aunt mentions It's Good To Talk in her latest advise columnMedia Coverage - 25th April 2015
Holli Rubin discusses body image issues on Sky NewsMedia Coverage - 20th April 2015
Shelia Aked offers advice on how to cope with bereavementMedia Coverage - 24th April 2015
ExploringU counselling wins Business Award for Excellence in PsychotherapyMedia Coverage - 24th April 2015
Jessica Mitchell discusses supporting people with skin Conditions in Primary Care TodayMedia Coverage - 19th April 2015
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
BACP PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY - Legal issues in therapeutic work with children and young people Leicestershire - 26 Jun 2015
Solution Focused Approach Foundation Skills West Midlands - 18 Jul 2015
Therapist to Coach Senior Practitioner in Coaching Norfolk - 11 Mar 2016
Please note: You must be a BACP member to view full job details.
PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT AND COUNSELLING SERVICES MANAGERCloses: 28 April 2015
QUALIFIED CBT PRACTITIONER TO WORK AT RESIDENTIAL CHILDRENCloses: 30 April 2015
CLINICAL SUPERVISOR (SELF-EMPLOYED POSITION)Closes: 1 May 2015
CHILDREN`S BEREAVEMENT COUNSELLORCloses: 5 May 2015
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.
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.