National Association For Professional Counselling and Psychotherapy
Accredited Membership Requirements and Benefits
NAPCP accreditation aims to recognise the achievement of high standards of knowledge, experience and development in counselling and psychotherapy.
Accredited membership enables you to use the letters MNAPCP on your documentation.
A certificate of accreditation and a personalised logo that you can use to promote your practice.
Professional recognition of the quality of your practice.
Continuing Professional Development: NAPCP provides several seminars and webinars for members annually, either free or at a reduced rate.
Accredited members must have completed an NAPCP Accredited course. If your course is not on our list, we will review the course in detail to ensure it meets NAPCP criteria.
Accept and work within NAPCP's Code of Ethics and Practice.
Have satisfied all criteria to become a Pre-Accredited member of NAPCP.
Have completed 450 hours of client work with evidence of one hour of supervision for every 10 hours of counselling. (Group therapy can count for 25%).
Supervision of these 450 hours of work must not be undertaken with a supervisor who either supervised the applicant while a student during training, or was involved as a core trainer or assessor on the core course. In addition, the Supervisor must be an accredited Supervisor with NAPCP, IACP, APCP, IAHIP, BACP or ACI. Supervisor's report/ reports on all work covering the 450 hours must be submitted with Application.
Satisfy our Garda Vetting requirement.
Provide proof of Insurance Policy.
Have completed a minimum of 50 hours of personal therapy during training.
Click [[https://www.napcp.ie/Membership/Index][here for forms]] to download.