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British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (National)

The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy is a membership organisation and a registered charity that sets standards for therapeutic practice and provides information for therapists, clients of therapy, and the general public.

Area serviced:
Nationwide
Telephone:
01455 883300 (Monday-Friday, from 9.00am until 5pm)
Website:
Sector:
Voluntary

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Subject Definitions

Counselling can be defined as a relatively short-term, interpersonal, theory-based process of helping persons who are fundamentally psychologically healthy resolve developmental and situational issues.
Your GP can refer you for counselling on the NHS.
Psychotherapy covers a variety of different talking therapies used to treat depression. Most psychotherapy services involve talking to a licensed professional during a scheduled series of appointments.