It's important to us that when you are looking for a therapist on, you can trust that they are qualified, insured and that they adhere to ethical standards. That's why all the therapists and counsellors listed on have been verified as members of particular professional associations. This sets us apart from many other directories.

We accept members of the following associations:

Association of Child Psychologists in Private Practice (AChiPPP)

Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP)

Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ACAT)

Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice (AFT)

Association of Christian Counsellors (ACC)

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) 

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) 

British Association of Dramatherapists (BADTH)

British Association of Music Therapists (BAMT)

British Association for the Person-Centred Approach (BAPCA)

British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)

British Psychological Society (BPS)

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC): Hypnotherapy)

Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA)


EMDR Association UK and Ireland

European Association for Body Psychotherapy (EABP)

European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP)

Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP)

General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR)

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC): practitioner psychologist, arts therapist, speech and language therapist

Human Givens Institute (HGI)

Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP)

National Counselling Society (NCS)

National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH)

National Hypnotherapy Society (HS)

National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists (NRHP)

National Society of Hypnosis, Psychotherapy and Mindfulness (NSHPM)

Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych)

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

Universities Psychotherapy and Counselling Association (UPCA)