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  • BACP RegisterMBACP Members have until 31 March 2016 to register
  • Accredited Members have until 31 March 2016 to register
  • Individual Members have 24 months to register from the date of becoming an Individual Member

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Visit our pages below for information on becoming registered before the deadline or to renew your current registration.

»  Join the BACP Register

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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us on 01455 206390 or info@bacpregister.org.uk.

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.

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

Read the May issue of Therapy TodayTherapy Today News - 11 May 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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BACP recommended in the Daily Mirror BACP recommended in the Daily Mirror Media Coverage - 19th May 2015

Michael Kallenbach contributes to the Problem Solved column in the GuardianMichael Kallenbach contributes to the Problem Solved column in the GuardianMedia Coverage - 15th May 2015

Mark Dempster gives out advice in The Big IssueMark Dempster gives out advice in The Big IssueMedia Coverage - 15th May 2015

Tracey Cox recommends It's Good To Talk in the Daily MailTracey Cox recommends It's Good To Talk in the Daily MailMedia Coverage - 13th May 2015

It's Good To Talk mentioned again in Zelda West-Meads latest advice columnIt's Good To Talk mentioned again in Zelda West-Meads latest advice columnMedia Coverage - 5th May 2015

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Professional Development Day: Day 1 - Understanding And Recognising Sex Addiction, Newcastle Upon Tyne26 May 2015

Private Practice Network Meeting, London29 May 2015

Professional Development Day: Suicide And Suicidal Ideation, Belfast5 June 2015

Private Practice Network Meeting, Cambridge5 June 2015

Private Practice Network Meeting, Ilford6 June 2015

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Glasgow 04/06 AM Session4 June 2015

Glasgow 04/06 PM Session4 June 2015

Glasgow 05/06 AM Session5 June 2015

Glasgow 05/06 PM Session5 June 2015

Glasgow 06/06 AM Session6 June 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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Transformative Practice County Antrim - 12 Jun 2015

A Seminar with Peter Pearce - Counselling for Depresseion (CfD): An Evidence-based, NICE Approved, Person-Centred Therapy for Depression Wiltshire - 13 Jun 2015

2-Day 'Attachment & Developmental Trauma' Training Cheshire - 29 Jun 2015

Certificate in Clinical Supervision Derbyshire - 5 Dec 2015

Couple Counselling Essex - 3 Apr 2016

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ADULT COUNSELLORCloses: 27 May 2015


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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.

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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