Overseas individual members are currently unable to become a Registrant member due to the Professional Standards Authority’s Accredited Register scheme only applying to the UK only, and neither ourselves or the PSA have any jurisdiction overseas. Overseas members are unable to use the Professional Standards Authority accredited Register logo.

EAC Membership

The European Association for Counselling (EAC) promotes and maintains the highest quality of professional and ethical practice, education and ongoing professional development.

The EAC works with partner associations/organisations throughout Europe to further the development of counselling as a profession. Further information about the EAC can be found on the EAC’s website.

Members who are interested in working abroad can also apply for the European Certificate of Psychotherapy, which is recognised across Europe.

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    Find the help you need...If you are a potential client looking for a counsellor, you may search our registrants by location or name and you can also check whether someone is on the NCS accredited register. A member of the Society may be a Registrant or a non-registrant member.

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    Use our Find a Course tool to find the nearest training providers who offer National Counselling Society Accredited, Advanced Specialist, Quality Checked or CPD courses. These courses are currently run at over 120 venues across the the UK including those offered by our recognised awarding body, AIM.

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