Certificate of Proficiency

The CoP is a route to registration. Delivered through case studies, it is designed to reflect the competent practice of counselling / psychotherapy. It is based on the generic and meta competences developed for the NOS in psychological therapies.

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*Please note that the sample assessment is available to members who have a confirmed booking for the Certificate of Proficiency assessment.

Each time the assessment is run it should reflect a range of areas of practice including:

  • Evaluation and assessment
  • Relationship establishment
  • Therapeutic planning
  • Therapeutic process, concepts and applications
  • Professional practice and development

There are systems in place to ensure that the assessment is varied and covers a range of areas including ethical practice, establishing the therapeutic relationship and use of supervision. In completing the assessment, candidates need to make appropriate choices based on their experience and the information that they are given.

If you wish to find out more about the CoP, please contact us.

Feel free to view some frequently asked questions for the CoP.

Booking onto assessments

We have sourced venues across the UK for 2014. Please click here for further details.