Find out about the Association, our aims and objectives and strategic priorities.
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We work to promote the role and relevance of the counselling professions in improving psychological wellbeing and mental health. Find out what we are doing to raise standards, influence decision makers and demonstrate the effectiveness of counselling.
We promote and develop safe, ethical and competent practice in counselling and psychotherapy. See how we are raising professional standards, supporting clients and dealing with complaints about poor or unethical practice.
Our seven specialist divisions represent and promote specialist areas of interest within the counselling professions. Find out about their work and how to become a member.
We are committed to educating the public about the practice and benefits of counselling, and to raising the profile of our members in the media. Find out about the support and resources our media team offers for journalists, programme makers and members.
As the UK's leading professional body for the counselling professions, we offer unique and exclusive ways for advertisers to reach over 40,000 counsellors and psychotherapists.
Get answers to frequently asked questions or find out how to contact us.
Exploring the role of counselling in improving the lives of older people, and promoting the value of talking therapies to this group, is a strategic priority for BACP.
Promoting the value of counselling with key decision makers across the parliaments and assemblies of the UK is a strategic priority for BACP.
Children, young people and families
Promoting the importance of early intervention and access to timely psychological therapies for children, young people and families is a strategic priority for BACP.
In the context of a challenging employment market, driving growth in paid opportunities and bringing employers closer to our professions is a key strategic priority for BACP.