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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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Kathryn’s powerful call to MPs for bereavement counselling investment to help families grieving due to Covid-19
Our member Kathryn de Prudhoe is campaigning after her father died of Covid-19
‘Covid-19’s impact on workplaces means this is a crucial time for employers to invest in counselling’
The effectiveness of workplace counselling is highlighted in an IES report we commissioned
More detail needed after publication of NHS People Plan
We’ll continue to campaign for more paid employment for counsellors and psychotherapists in the NHS
Free webinar exploring the impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities
How can the counselling profession learn, respond and best support BAME communities?
Coronavirus: New Government strategy fails to meet mental health needs
We're calling for a comprehensive mental health response which provides funding for counselling and psychotherapy
How to cope with the mental health impact of unemployment
“Being made redundant can have a critical effect on someone’s mental health,” says our member Simon Coombs
The big issue: Playing the numbers game
Open article: If we don’t do more to bring young therapists into our profession, we risk becoming obsolete, says Ali Xavier. Therapy Today, July 2020
Recovery: coaching in the aftermath of COVID-19
Open article: As we continue to experience the changes wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, Jenny Rogers and Julia Vaughan-Smith offer advice and guidance for coaches on how to look after ourselves as well as our clients throughout the crisis. Coaching Today, July 2020
The power of dancing
Open article: Dr Peter Lovatt believes that dancing can change how we think and feel – and even alleviate symptoms of depression and Parkinson’s disease. Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, July 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.