Which professional bodies Accredit Our Courses?

The British Psychological Society

The DCPsych in Existential Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy has ongoing accreditation with the British Psychological Societyand as such completion of the programme confers eligibility for Chartered Membership of the Society  (CPsychol) and membership of the Division of Counselling Psychology.

Graduates of the DPsych are also eligible for registration by the BPS as a psychologist supervisor with the British Psychological Society as are students who complete the Professional Diploma in Existential Supervision and Group Leadership.

Health Professions Council

Graduates of the DPsych programme are eligible to apply registration with the Health Professions Council (HPC).  It is a legal requirement that anyone who wishes to practice using a title protected by the Health Professions Order 2001, such as that of counselling psychologist,  is on the HPC Register.  For more information, please see the HPC website at:

United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy


The DCPsych and the DProf are recognized by the Universities Psychotherapy and Counselling Association and
graduates are eligible to apply to become registrants of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy through
membership of the Universities Training College, a section of UKCP.  DCPsych graduates will have to complete a
human sexuality module in addition to the curriculum of the DCPsych.

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Doctoral graduates are eligible to apply for full membership and training status with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.  Students who graduate in the third year with an MProf who continue in placement supervised by NSPC are eligible for full membership of BACP once they have completed 450 hours of supervised practice.

The international Coaching Federation

Students who graduate from the MA in Existential Coaching are eligible to apply for membership of the ICF.