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Sharing your experiences
We’re sharing our members' blogs about how you’ve been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and the impact it’s had on you and your practice.
Coronavirus: Advice for the public
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How are you kind to yourself?
We asked people how they manage their own personal stress levels
Coronavirus: Adjusting to coping with increased risk in our lives
Our member Jennie Cummings-Knight explains what can help our mental health and wellbeing when we're anxious about catching coronavirus
We welcome new Northern Ireland Mental Health Action Plan
Counselling and psychotherapy must be a key part of mental health support, says our Four Nations Lead
Coronavirus: Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund
The fund provides £617m nationally for small businesses outside the scope of existing support grants created in response to Covid-19
Coronavirus: Call to PM for urgent steps to reduce impact on young people’s mental health
It’s crucial children and young people can access counselling when they need it
Tackling the mental health consequences of coronavirus
Back our COVID-19 campaign to reaffirm the critical role that counselling and psychotherapy needs to play in supporting the nation through the coronavirus crisis and in helping to repair it afterwards.
In focus: How are counsellors coping with Covid 19?
Open article: Sally Brown explores the impact of Covid-19 on the therapy profession and how practitioners are adapting to best support their clients – and themselves – in these extraordinary times. Therapy Today, May 2020
Working with addiction
Open article: Clients who are addicted to destructive behaviours or substances present challenges in the consulting room. Geoff Ferguson explores some of the possible reasons for addiction and their implications for treatment. Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, April 2020
Providing help at the point of need: insights from single-session therapy
Open article: With demand for support outstripping supply, can services incorporate single-session therapy into their offering? Windy Dryden discusses potential benefits of a single-session mindset in student counselling services. University and College Counselling, May 2020
Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions
The full Ethical Framework with additional resources, videos and FAQs. All members commit to complying with the Ethical Framework as part of their terms and conditions of membership.
Information, resources and support to help you make ethical decisions and implement ethical practice.
How we uphold high standards of proficiency and ethical practice within the counselling professions.