Talking Therapies - Further information
Organisations with lists of private therapists:
British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies
The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) is a multi-disciplinary interest group for people involved in the practice and theory of behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy.
Tel: 0161 705 4304
Address: Imperial House, Hornby Street, Bury, Lancashire BL9 5BN
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is a professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy with over 40,000 members.
Tel: 01455 883300
Address: BACP House, Unit 15 St John’s Business Park, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 4HB
British Association of Art Therapists
The British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) is the professional organisation for art therapists in the United Kingdom and has its own Code of Ethics of Professional Practice.
Tel: 0207 686 4216
Address: 24-27 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PD
British Psychoanalytic Council
The British Psychoanalytic Council is a professional association and voluntary regulator of the psychoanalytic psychotherapy profession. They have a register of practitioners who have to follow an ethical code and meet their fitness to practise standards.
Tel: 0207 861 9240
Address: Unit 7, 19-23 Wedmore Street, London, N19 4RU
British Psychological Society
Professional association for psychologists
Tel: 0116 254 95 68
Address: St Andrews House, 48 Princess Road East, Leicester, LE1 7DR
British Psychotherapists Foundation
The BPF aims to increase public knowledge and understanding of the benefits of psychotherapy through information on their website, a range of public courses and events and outreach work in schools and other settings.
Tel: 0208 452 98 23
Address: 37 Mapesbury Road, London, NW2 4HJ
Email: via website
Health and Care Professional Council
The HCPC are a regulator, and were set up to protect the public. To do this, they keep a register of health and care professionals who meet their standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health.
Tel: 0845 300 6184
Address: Park House, 184 Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4BU,
UK Council of Psychotherapy
UKCP holds the national register of psychotherapists, psychotherapists who can work with children and young people and psychotherapeutic counsellors.
Tel: 0207 014 99 55
Address: 2nd Floor Edward House, 2 Wakely Street, London, EC1 7LT
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