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Do not send any postal service mail to us until further notice, as this will not be collected. If you need help with this, please call or email us in the first instance.

Core Professions

Recognised Core Professional Trainings are:

  • Arts Therapists – HCPC Registered

  • Counselling – Accredited with the BACP, IACP, COSCA, or FDAP (NCAC), or Registered Member CPC

  • Medicine – Psychiatrist or General Practitioner, MBChB or MBBS, and usually PG training with membership of MRCGP, MRCP or MRCPsych

  • Occupational Therapy – BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, MSc Occupational Therapy, or Dip C.O.T and HCPC Registered

  • Probation Services – DipPS

  • Psychology – 1st degree plus a post-graduate qualification (MSc or Doctorate) in an applied area such as clinical, counselling, educational, forensic, health psychology. HCPC Registered as Practitioner Psychologist (HCPC registration alone insufficient)

  • Psychotherapy / Psychotherapeutic Counselling with UKCP Registration

  • Registered Nurse – Mental Health (RMN), or Learning Disability (general nursing and enrolled nursing is insufficient)

  • Social Work – CQSW, DipSW or BA/BSc Hons Social Work

  • Teacher of Special Education / Needs – CertEd, B.Ed, or BA/BSc with PGCE, plus additional specialist training in Special Education, with additional counselling / psychotherapy training