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Coronavirus: Helping children and teenagers cope with change, isolation and uncertainty
Our members talk about what parents can do to help young people who are struggling
Our call to Mental Health Minister to back campaign for Government action on therapy
Our campaign aims to reaffirm the critical role counselling and psychotherapy play in supporting the nation through the coronavirus crisis.
Coronavirus: James Corden speaks of his anxiety and sadness
The comedian turned serious as he talked about his emotions on his US chat show
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.
Free access to all online journals for BACP members
Access to the online versions of our seven divisional journals is now free for all our members
Coronavirus: Thousands back our call for Government action on therapy
Back our campaign to reaffirm the critical role that counselling and psychotherapy play in supporting the nation through the coronavirus crisis and in helping to repair it afterwards.
In focus: Facing the reality of climate change
Free article: Catherine Jackson talks to counsellors and psychotherapists who are putting the Earth first. Therapy Today, March 2020
The gentle power of the playlist
Open article: Samantha Johnson takes us on a voyage of discovery, through the lyrics and videos of popular music shared by young people in counselling. BACP Children, Young People and Families, March 2020
Can students pet their stress away?
Open article: Patricia Pendry and Jaymie Vandagriff write about their research into the impact of contact with animals on student mental health. University and College Counselling, March 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.