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How can I join the BACP Register?

There are 3 ways to join the BACP Register

  • Current BACP Accredited Members can join the Register immediately by clicking on the Join the Register button below, logging in and signing the online terms and conditions
  • Current MBACP / Individual Members who have completed a BACP Accredited Course can join the Register by clicking on the Join the Register button below, logging in and signing the online terms and conditions
  • Current MBACP / Individual Members who have passed the Certificate of Proficiency can join the Register by clicking on the Join the Register button below,  logging in and signing the online terms and conditions

 

Join the Register


Deadline to become registered

  • MBACP Accredited Members have a deadline of 31st March 2016 to become registered as this membership category will cease to exist on 1st April 2016
  • MBACP Members have a deadline of 31st March 2016 to become registered as this membership category will cease to exist on 1st April 2016
  • Individual Members have 24 months from the date of joining this category to become registered.

Any member who fails to register by the applicable deadline, will not be allowed to continue in membership. Act now to ensure you continue to enjoy BACP membership


Current MBACP / Individual Member's who have not completed a BACP Accredited course, click here to book your free CoP assessment which is your route to registration.

Unsure whether your course was BACP Accredited? click here to see current and previous BACP Accredited courses.

Current BACP Student or Associate Members are not eligible to join the BACP Register, and would need to upgrade to the Individual Member category first.


Benefits of registered status?

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  1. Joining the Register is free!
  2. Use of the designatory letters 'Registered Member MBACP'
  3. Your name will be recorded on the BACP Register for Counsellors and Psychotherapists showing you are a registered Counsellor/Psychotherapist
  4. You will receive a unique logo that you can use for advertising (letterheads/websites) which would be located in the members area of the BACP website
  5. Validate the standard of your practice
  6. Confidence for your employers and clients that you have met the standards for registration
  7. A certificate showing you are registered, which would be located in the members area of the BACP website.

BACP Registered status is a sign to prospective employers and clients that they can be confident that a registered BACP member adheres to high standards of proficiency and ethical practice. Increasingly employers are expecting applicants to be registered when they are recruiting for counselling posts.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about your eligibility, please call 01455 206390 (Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm) or email info@bacpregister.org.uk