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Membership

Joining us as a member offers the opportunity to join a community of like-minded individuals and to take part in our programme of events. Members receive several benefits including the opportunity to attend our Annual Conference, reduced fees on many of our CPD courses and workshops, mailings regarding selected events and opportunities, and the ability to advertise round the membership for a reduced fee.

In addition, members can access the members-only area of the website, where they can participate in the online community via conversation forums, the online newsletter, advertising in the classifieds, viewing entries in the online Directory and access various resources.

For the different types of membership and fee information please see the table below:

Membership category General benefits Additional benefits for graduate/staff/emeritus members Advertising & networking benefits (all full members)      Annual membership fee

Full Members

Graduate (Psychotherapy)
  • Opportunity to attend annual conferences
  • Newsletter (online)
  • Representation on committees
  • Professional representation at UKCP and BACP
  • CPD discounts
  • Access to graduate group and development days
  • Peer-group re-accreditation process
  • Voting Rights
  • Full entry in online directory
  • Receive all mailings from the office and can send mailings from office at heavily discounted rate
  • Referral service membership
  • Referral service online directory entry
    £50
Graduate (Counselling)     £50

Student (non-voting member)

    £50
Staff       Free
Emeritus     Free
Associate members
Affiliate
  • Opportunity to attend annual conference
  • Newsletter
 
  • Limited entry in directory
  • Receive all mailings from the office and can send mailings at heavily discounted rate
    £20
Friend     £25
Retired     £20
       

Membership Definitions

Graduate (psychotherapy) – All graduates of BCPC's Professional Training in Psychotherapy or other psychotherapists who have been accredited by BCPC

Graduate (counselling) – All graduates of BCPC's Professional Training in Counselling or other counsellors who have been accredited by BCPC

Student – All students who are on BCPC's Foundation and Professional Training Courses, including those who are between stages

Staff – All current teaching staff on BCPC's Foundation and Professional Training Courses

Emeritus – Open by invitation of the committee in recognition of the exceptional service they have given BCPC.

Affiliate – Open by invitation of the committee to graduates of other training organisations

Friend – Open by invitation of the committee to other individuals who wish to be associated with BCPC

Retired – Open by invitation of the committee to graduate members who have retired from practice

 
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