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At BACP we believe that counselling changes lives. 

We’re committed to developing the highest standards of proficient and ethical practice within our professions. And we’re passionate about advocating the role, relevance and value of counselling to the public, employers and commissioners. 

If you share these values, we’d be delighted to welcome you as a member. You’ll be joining around 44,000 other counselling and psychotherapy practitioners and organisations in helping to raise standards, promote public safety and make our professional voice heard.


Individual practitioners

Whether you’re just starting out as a student or are an experienced therapist, we can help guide and support you through your career with professional development, expert guidance, networking opportunities and many more membership benefits.

Find out about joining BACP


Organisational membership

BACP membership demonstrates your organisation’s commitment to the safe and ethical delivery of counselling and psychotherapy services. It also gives you access to membership resources to help you develop your organisation and your staff.

Find out about becoming an organisational member