High Quality Professionals

Here at Counsellors UK we are dedicated to keeping standards for the profession high, therefore we only accept the most qualified and reputable counsellors and psychotherapists from across the UK to become one of our members. Before we accept them as a member of Counsellors UK, we individually personally check that the professional body of each new member is current.

CounsellorsUK Membership Categories

ACAT - The Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy

ACC - Association of Christian Counsellors

  • ACC - Registered/Accredited Counsellor
  • ACC - Registered/Accredited Counselling Practitioner

ACP  – Association of Child Psychotherapists

BAAT - The British Association of Art Therapists

  • BAAT Full Member and Approved Private Practitioner - HCPC Registered
BABCP - British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

  • BABCP - Fully Accredited Member
  • BABCP - Pre Accredited Member

BACP - British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

  • Senior Accredited Member
  • Accredited Member
  • Registered Member
  • BACP Accredited Supervisor

Badth - British Association of Drama Therapists

BAMT - British Association for Music Therapy

BAPPS - Supervisor

BAPT - British Association of Play Therapists

BPC - British Psychoanalytic Council

BPS - British Psychological Society

  • HCPC Registered
  • Chartered Member (CPsychol)
  • Graduate Member (MBPsS)
  • HCPC Supervisor

COSCA  - Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland

  • COSCA Accredited Member
  • COSCA Practitioner Member
  • COSCA Supervisor

COSRT - College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

  • COSRT Accredited Member
  • COSRT Accredited Supervisor

EMDR UK and Ireland

HCPC - Health and Care Professions Council

IACP - Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

  • IACP Accredited Member
  • IACP Pre Accredited Member
  • IACP Accredited Supervisor

UKCP - United Kingdom of Psychotherapy

  • UKCP Registered
  • UKCP Accredited Supervisor

Other Supervision Qualifications can also be added to member profiles.

Organisation Not Listed...

If you are an organisation or a member of a reputable counselling or psychotherapy professional body and we do not list your organisation – please get in touch. We are always looking to ensure that all reputable professional bodies with a minimum required standard for training, supervision, personal therapy, CPD and dedication to our profession are added to our membership categories.

Please bear in mind that when we look at membership categories to add to our list - we will consider the following:

  • Length of time to obtain qualification (eg) 3 years
  • How many face to face classroom hours per qualification (eg) 450 hours
  • Personal Therapy included (eg) 30 hours
  • Supervision requirement (eg) as required by student membership of professional body
  • Placement requirement (eg) 100 hours