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Appointments to the Counsellors and Psychotherapists Registration Board

The Minister for Health invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment to the Counsellors and Psychotherapists Registration Board. Candidates who are counsellors and psychotherapists are invited to apply under one or more of the following categories: (1) Practitioners of the profession(s). (2) Managers of counselling and psychotherapist services. (3) Persons engaged in the State […]

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Order signed to regulate professions of Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Minister Harris has signed regulations to designate counsellor and psychotherapist as professions to be regulated under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005. Minister Harris said, “the regulation of these professions will ensure greater protection of the public as those registered must comply with a code of professional conduct and ethics and will be […]

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Regulation On The Way

Over the past year, members of the Board of NAPCP have met with the Minister for Health, Simon Harris and also Deirdre Walsh and Aidan Tumbleton of the Professional Regulation Unit of the Dept. of Health.  The purpose of those meetings was to progress the introduction of statutory regulation for counsellors and psychotherapists. In March, […]

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NAPCP Workshop May 19th, 2018

NAPCP Workshop May 19th 2018   Morning session: Implications of Recent Legislation for Therapeutic Practice Facilitator:  Liam Lally   Afternoon session: Worrying: A CBT Approach If you work regularly with clients/patients who struggle with mild-moderate depression and/or anxiety – then this workshop will add tremendously to your skills and your confidence in working with this group.  ​Worrying […]

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The Board of Directors of NAPCP has decided to alter the membership requirements for new members of the Association from 1st September, 2017.  The changes are as follows:   Applicants for Student Membership of the Association will be required to be studying for a degree in a counselling related area which meets the Educational Award […]

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