The TA 4yr course is a recognised UKCP course – and leads to UKCP recognition and Accreditation.
As well as this, the course carries recognition by the European Association of Transactional Analysis – and the European Association of Integrative Psychotherapy.
If you have successfully completed, face to face classroom tuition, and graduated from a minimum of a one year full time or two year part time counselling and/or psychotherapy qualification that included a supervised placement with a minimum of 100 contact/client hours as an integral part of the course you are eligible to join BACP as an Individual Member.
Being an accredited member of BACP demonstrates to employers, the public and your peers your capacity for independent, competent, ethical practice and your commitment to on-going continuous professional development.
Once you are an Individual Member of BACP you can start to work towards becoming a Registered Accredited Member.
1. You can only apply for accreditation if you are a member of BACP
2. Counselling or Psychotherapy training – proven by a certificate of some sort (in our case the fourth year diploma from MIP) and at least 450 hours of tutor contact.
4. Completed a placement as part of the training.
5. You must currently be practicing (minimum of one client on a regular basis) and have been in practice for at least three years, your placement may count towards this – unpaid and voluntary work may be included in the hours.
6. Have at least 450 hours of supervised practice (150 of which must be post training)
7. You need a ‘diary of practice’ to show, over a four week period, the ‘usual’ number of clients you see – this can and will vary slightly as long as it is overall representative of your regular client load.
8. Minimum 1.5 hours of supervision per month while in practice.
9. Some CPD (within the last 12 months, from when you make the application)
10. There is some written work, including rationale for your practice, self reflection and self awareness. Including descriptions of how ‘difference and equality impact the therapeutic relationship.’
11. Supervisor’s report on point .
Full Training Membership
Please note- The Manchester Institute for Psychotherapy is:
1 – Full training member of the European Association of Integrative Psychotherapy.
2 – Registered Training establshment of the United Associaton of Transactional Analysis-which is affiliated to the European Association of Transactional Analysis.
3 – Full training member of the European Interdisciplinary Association of Therapy with children and Young people.