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Organisational Membership

Membership of BACP demonstrates your organisation’s commitment to the safe and ethical delivery of counselling and psychotherapy services and training. It also gives you access to a range of membership benefits.

Eligibility criteria

Organisational membership is open to organisations that: 

  • Offer counselling and/or psychotherapy services to clients
  • Offer direct services or training to counsellors and/or psychotherapists
  • Have personnel who use counselling skills in the course of their work  

Organisational Members must agree to observe and adhere to our: 

Please see Join BACP for further information on how to apply and to download an application form.

Becoming an Organisational Member of BACP does not mean that all employees and/or students of the organisation automatically gain individual membership of BACP.  We do not offer group membership.  However, anyone providing services for your organisation must adhere to the terms and conditions above.


Benefits of membership

Enhanced status and credibility 

  • Demonstrates your commitment to ensuring quality, raising standards and protecting the public 
  • Assures clients and staff of your sound ethical foundations, upheld through our  Ethical Framework and Professional Conduct Procedure
  • Provides access to our Accredited Service and Accredited Courses schemes to further demonstrate your quality and professionalism
  • Gives your organisation recognition and status from professional body membership that may assist with tender applications and contractual requirements

 Quality support and resources