Information and resources for practitioners and supervisors
BACP recognises play therapy as an important therapeutic tool in helping children in distress and play therapists can be admitted to membership and registration by BACP if their play therapy training meets the requirements for membership/registration with BACP.
The harrowing news reports about the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing civil war in Syria have resonated with many of us within BACP. In recent years there has been increased recognition of the potential impact of displacement on mental health. The distressing stories and images of the last few weeks have led many of us to reflect on how we can use our unique skills to help those affected by this crisis.
BACP has not taken a position on the EU Referendum. As a professional body with over 40,000 members with diverse views and opinions it would be impossible and inappropriate for BACP to put forward a representative view on this complicated subject which is outside of our core business and charitable objectives.
An IPPR report into students and mental health states that rising prevalence of mental health issues means university counselling services are coming under even more strain.
Most people have no idea about the numbers of people who die by suicide every year in the UK, a survey for World Suicide Prevention Day has revealed today.
BACP is concerned by findings in the Education Policy Institute (EPI) report which shows that over a quarter of children referred to specialist mental health services were not accepted into those services.
We're pleased to announce the results of this year's Governor elections, voted for by our members, along with the results of our Chair and Deputy Chair elections.
BACP members working within University and College Counselling Services can from today take advantage of the updated University and College Counselling Sector Resource.
According to the 2016/17 Childline annual review, Not Alone Anymore, 22,456 counselling sessions were delivered to young people dealing with thoughts of ending their own lives - a rise of 15% compared to the previous year.