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Organisational Members must abide by the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy and are subject to the Professional Conduct Procedure therein.
Membership entitles the organisation to two FREE copies of Therapy Today per issue (10 issues per year) and one FREE quarterly issue of CPR. Member Organisations may nominate†five persons for reduced rates for BACP events such as seminars and conferences, send one representative to speak and exercise two votes at General Meetings and access entries in BACP directories under any headings as agreed by the Board of Governors (and subject to any fee). Member Organisations who meet the published criteria may apply for the Service Accreditation Scheme.
Organisational Membership is open to organisations fulfilling any of the following criteria:
- must be a legal entity in their own right. I.e. not a subsidiary or a department within a larger organisation (although these departments may act as the contact point).†
- offering counselling and/or psychotherapy services to clients
- offering direct services to counsellors and/or psychotherapists
- offering training to counsellors and/or psychotherapists
- having personnel who use counselling skills in the course of their work
Organisational Categories of Membership:
Local Voluntary or Charitable £215.00
A voluntary or charitable body working in one location such as a county or neighbourhood.
National Voluntary or Charitable £280.00
A voluntary or charitable body working on a national level.
Either a local or national commercial organisation.
Organisational membership does not automatically provide a BACP individual membership to each employee or student within the organisation. Group membership for individual persons is also not available at BACP.
Educational establishments are welcome to join BACP as Organisational Members and should refer to the Application Guidance to select the correct category.
Please ensure you put sufficient value in stamps on your envelope when returning your application as it may weigh over the standard postage charge.
To download the Membership Application Pack click here