Guidance and resources for members
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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Call for urgent strategy to increase access to therapy for BAME communities facing Covid-19 trauma
Our President David Weaver spoke after the publication of a report by Public Health England
Working with race and diversity
A selection of resources exploring race and diversity to support our members and their clients. All resources are free access for members until 30 June.
Face mask project raises funds for counselling service
Our member Glenda Roberts has welcomed the donations from the sale of face coverings
Critical time to respond to rising mental health needs of children and young people
Read our letter to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson
Contacting our customer services team
Update on how to get in touch during the coronavirus crisis
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.
The big issue: Learnings from lockdown
Open article: Has the pandemic shown up the strengths and weakness of our profession, asks Nicola Banning. Therapy Today, June 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.