Accredited membership requires demonstration of a standard of practice in Counselling that suggests individual practitioners can demonstrate the capacity for competent, ethical practice.

APCP requires accredited practitioners to be cognisant of their ‘Scope of Practice’; to act within that and adhere to the Codes of Practice of the Association and maintain the highest ethical standards.

Applicants for Accredited Counsellor will normally hold a degree of at least three years duration at level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications or its equivalent and have completed a minimum of 450 hours  supervised clinical practice and 57 hours of supervision.

Please note that there is an administration charge of €40 to process your application – payment must be forwarded with your application, cheques/postal order made payment to APCP.