bacp logo BACP’s primary purpose is to support counsellors and help them better serve their clients.  
ukcplogo The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is the UK’s leading professional body for the education, training and accreditation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors.  
euecp The EAP represents 128 organisations (30 national umbrella associations including UKCP, 17 European-wide associations for psychotherapy) from 41 European countries and more than 120,000 psychotherapists. EAP is the accrediting body for the European Certificate of Psychotherapy (ECP)  
  counselling society An Accredited Register is the result of a programme set up by the Department of Health, and administered by the Professional Standards Authority who are an independent body, accountable to Parliament.  The Authority oversees statutory registers such as the General Medical Council and Nursing and Midwifery Council