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We are the largest professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy in the UK.


Press releases

The Reality of OCD: A Counsellor's Perspective

To mark OCD Awareness Week , we spoke to BACP's Sally Ingram Msc , an expert in counselling for OCD, about the condition and the support that is... read more

Press Release • 13.10.2015 • By British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Children’s Mental Health – can Scotland do more?

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) will host a fringe event at the Scottish National Party Conference on Friday 16... read more

Press Release • 13.10.2015 • By British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Preparing yourself for a stressful situation

Stressed about an interview? Got a family engagement you're dreading? Nervous about an exam? Worrying about a potentially stressful situation... read more

Press Release • 27.08.2015 • By British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

School Counselling: Investing in Children’s Happiness

BACP believes that all children and young people in UK secondary schools should have access to professional, qualified counselling services in... read more

Press Release • 19.08.2015 • By British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Technology in Counselling: A Professional's Perspective

An increasing number of our members appear to be embracing technology (such as video chat services, telephone, SMS and email) within their work... read more

Press Release • 28.07.2015 • By British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Underfunding of the further education sector: the importance of college...

A segment on last Wednesday's BBC Radio 4 Today programme featured a discussion with Professor Baroness Alison Wolf on the underfunding of the... read more

Press Release • 29.06.2015 • By British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Work related stress? Advice from a BACP counsellor on how to manage...

The working week can bring with it a lot of stress and strain, and when these levels of stress in the workplace become unmanageable, it can have a... read more

Press Release • 11.06.2015 • By British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Dreading Father’s Day? Advice from counsellors on how to cope

Sunday 21 June is Father's Day in the UK. While for many people Father's Day is cause for celebration, for many of us it brings more mixed and... read more

Press Release • 10.06.2015 • By British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Beating exam stress in 7 steps – advice from a BACP counsellor

Many of our 42,000 members work in schools, colleges and universities, and tell us of the stress and anxiety their young clients feel at exam... read more

Press Release • 26.05.2015 • By British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Mental Wellbeing: The Positive Effects of Exercise

Good afternoon all, With this being Living Streets' Walk to Work Week, we spoke to William Pullen, BACP member and developer of Dynamic... read more

Press Release • 14.05.2015 • By British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

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