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Introduction

The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is one the main professional bodies for psychotherapists and is recognised by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.


Regent’s School of Psychotherapy and Counselling (RSPP) is a training and accrediting organisational member (OM) of the UKCP. The courses that meet these training requirements are the MA in Psychotherapy and Counselling together with the Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy, and the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology.


RSPP was a founding member of the UKCP whose offices were initially based here. Since then the role of RSPP has been two-fold: to train and to accredit members.

 

Advantages of being a member of RSPP

  • Regent’s School of Psychotherapy and Psychology remains a prestigious institution in the profession. It has an international reputation in the field which is enhanced by its University status and close relationship with the relevant professional bodies.
  • As your re-accreditation approaches you will need to supply details of your practice and CPD for the five preceding years. Details of what is needed for this will be forwarded at the time of your re-accreditation. This individual five-yearly re-accreditation must take place with either RSPP or with HIPC directly.
  • As your re-accreditation approaches you will need to supply details of your practice and CPD for the five preceding years. Details of what is needed for this will be forwarded at the time of your re-accreditation. This individual five-yearly re-accreditation must take place with either RSPP or with HIPC directly.
  • RSPP arranges, from time to time, short courses and conferences appropriate for your CPD. Several such events were provided last year and details of a number of external CPD events were also circulated.
  • Annual CPD monitoring is conducted by RSPP, the details of which are enclosed. The UKCP randomly audits 3% of its members annually requiring details and corroboration of their practice and CPD. Several RSPP members were selected for audit last year and I remind you that this is a rigorous process now being undertaken directly by the UKCP.
  • RSPP represents your interests at professional meetings of the UKCP and the Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy College (HIPC). RSPP has played a significant role in developing the standards of proficiency in humanistic and integrative practice.
  • Having already hosted a number of UKCP research conferences the School is pleased to have sponsored and hosted the main UKCP conference in 2017, and will be hosting the UKCP Research conference in September.
  • Your membership includes subscription to the School’s own peer review journal ‘Reflections in Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology’. This is now into its fourth issue and has included some outstanding academic and research articles on different aspects of psychological therapies.

 

Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy College (HIPC)

HIPC is a college within the UKCP that represents 28 training and accrediting psychotherapy organisations and over 4,000 registered psychotherapists and trainees. The approaches in HIPC have roots in humanistic philosophies and aim to work with a full range of influences to encourage the development of individuals, their relationship to others and to society.

RSPP is a member of HIPC and our members have to undertake training and CPD in line with HIPC’s requirements.

For more information please visit HIPC website

 

RSPP CPD Policy

For more information on our Continual Professional Development Policy click here.

 

Forms 

UKCP Five Year Re-accreditation form 2017

Annual Renewal form for RSPP Membership 2017-18

 

Information

If you have any questions please contact the RSPP/UKCP Membership Administrator on UKCP-RSPPmembers@regents.ac.uk

 

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