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Benefits of Membership

Membership of CaPPP allows you to use CaPPPchat, an email service which enables you to communicate with around 500 other members, to ask for or share professional information. Members also have access to the members area of the website which contains a list of all members, their contact details, specialism and areas of interest. Other benefits include; reduced fees for CaPPP workshops, and the opportunity to meet others through networking events.

The cost of membership is £25.00 for the period January to December. If you join after 30th June in any year the fee for the remainder of that year up to 31st December is £12.50. If you join after 1st November in any year and pay the full yearly amount of £25.00 it will be treated as payment for the coming year and you will in effect get November and December free. Membership in subsequent years must be renewed by the 30th January.

Membership Criteria

To avoid delays in processing your application please read the membership criteria carefully before filling in the online application form as you must provide copies of all the qualifications and memberships of professional bodies you include in your application before your application can be processed. If you have any further questions please contact the Membership Secretary on the email address:

Membership Criteria & Benefits of Joining CaPPP

To join CaPPP you need to meet the following criteria, and be able to provide documentary evidence/copies of your qualification to practice and membership of a professional body. Copies of all qualifications and memberships, which you include in your application for membership must be sent to the administrator at the time of your application.

CaPPP is open to all counsellors and psychotherapists, aged 18 years and over, in private practice provided that they meet the following requirements:

  • have completed and qualified from a practitioner diploma level training in counselling and/or psychotherapy of at least 2 years duration and in a face to face context
  • are working in private practice or in the process of setting up in private practice
  • are receiving regular clinical supervision for this work
  • be a member of a counselling and/or psychotherapy professional body e.g. BACP, UKCP or other equivalent body and adhere to their Code of Ethics and Professional Practice. (Student membership of a professional body is not acceptable for membership of CAPPP).

The benefits of CaPPP membership are:

  • Use of the CaPPPchat email network which communicates with around 500 counsellors and psychotherapists who are members of CaPPP.  CaPPPchat is used for messages and requests on such things as: advertising training courses and workshops, referring clients, requesting advice on issues, advertising job vacancies and practice rooms to let, discussions and other therapy related subjects.
  • Access to the list of members, their contact details, specialism and areas of interest is available in the member’s area of the website.
  • Reduced price at CaPPP events held throughout the year. CaPPP events are charged on a break-even basis.
  • Opportunity to rent Psychotherapy DVDs for personal or training purposes. The only charge is the postal cost.

CaPPP membership currently costs £25.00 pa. and is renewable annually in January of each year.

When you apply to join CaPPP we ask that you read and familiarise yourself with all our policies including our Privacy  Policy, our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy and our Constitution.

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Existing Membership Renewal

Membership fees of £25 are due by 31st January each year. If you pay your subscription later than 31st  January, you will have to pay £35 in recognition of the extra administration costs involved in chasing late payers. You can renew your membership by debit or credit card by logging in to the member’s area and choosing Renew Membership.

By renewing your membership you are confirming that you will continue to be a member of a professional body and abide by its codes of practice for the year of your renewed membership of CaPPP. You also agree to the terms and conditions of the policies found on the Policies page including our Privacy Policy.