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“The clients’ perspective has to be at the heart of this research”
David Sanmartino's PhD research project is funded by York St John University, BACP and UKCP.
New mentoring scheme for trainees from marginalised and racialised communities
Our new scheme aims to support counselling and psychotherapy trainees throughout their training journey.
Improved NICE Guideline for depression in adults published
The updated guideline is better than the original, but we’re still disappointed about some areas
Online form for individual accreditation
We're launching a new online form which will improve the application process for members applying for accreditation.
Join a BACP committee
We’re looking for experienced individuals to join our committees to help shape our future direction and work
University mental health funding will only scratch the surface of need for support
Our research found that universities spend an average of just £39 a student on mental health support
The big issue: Navigating complex grief
Open article: Complex and prolonged grief is more common now, due to COVID-19 – Catherine Jackson explores how therapists are responding. Therapy Today, July/August 2022
'Out' at the movies
Open article: David Curl presents a comprehensive review of films portraying LGBTQ+ characters and themes, that will enlighten us and inform our work. BACP Children, Young People and Families, June 2022
Reigniting the spark
Open article: Graham Music talks to Sarah Van Gogh about the way that trauma and neglect take root in the body, more deeply than we have tended to think, at the level of our actual cells. Private Practice, June 2022
Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions
The Ethical Framework sets out the expected ethical principles, values and good practice standards for BACP members. All members commit to complying with the Ethical Framework as part of their terms and conditions of membership.
Need help with an ethical dilemma? Find information and support or book a consultation with our ethics officers.
How we uphold high standards of proficiency and ethical practice within the counselling professions.