Accredited Supervisor


Accredited Supervisor

Accredited Supervisor membership acknowledges that NAPCP accredited practitioners have successfully completed a relevant supervision course.  Accreditation also assures the Supervisee that the Accredited Supervisor will work within an agreed ethical framework and code of practice.

Benefits of NAPCP Supervisor Accreditation

  • Membership of a recognised national association and network of professionals
  • A listing on the register of Accredited Supervisors on the NAPCP website
  • Full access to the NAPCP database for referrals
  • A subsided rate to our frequently held workshops
  • Access to the NAPCP office for support and information
  • An opportunity to put forward a motion at the NAPCP AGM
  • A vote at the annual AGM
  • An opportunity to take a seat on the Board of NAPCP


To become an NAPCP Accredited Supervisor, the applicant must:

  1. Have completed a recognised course in Counselling/Psychotherapy
  2. Be an accredited counsellor/psychotherapist with a recognised accreditation body
  3. Have worked as a supervised counsellor/psychotherapist for five years post accreditation
  4. (As required during training) have completed 50 hours of supervised supervision work.  First time accredited supervisors must have a ratio of 5:1 of supervision work
  5. Agree to work within the NAPCP Code of Ethics
  6. Write a short essay (1,000 words) on your philosophy of supervision
  7. Pay the processing fee for application to become a supervisor (€120.00)
  8. Have paid the annual membership fee of €170.00.  For dual membership (counsellor and supervisor), the cost is €220 per year.


Please note: When applying for accreditation and renewal of accreditation, you will be required to complete the Garda Vetting process Vetting Pocedure for NAPCP

Download NAPCP Supervisor application

Download NAPCP Supervisor application Renewal↓(Please note: To apply for Renewal, you must have been for the last 3 years in continuous supervised practice as a counsellor/ psychotherapist


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