Accord Certificate in Counselling (Marriage and Relationship)

ACCORD invites applications for the Certificate in Counselling (Marriage and Relationship), for the academic year 2019/2020. The Certificate, validated by St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, is aligned to Level 8, 20 ECTS on the National Framework of Qualifications (Level 6 England, Wales and NI) and is aimed at qualified, experienced counsellors/psychotherapists who have: Degree/Diploma in Counselling/Psychotherapy […]

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Minister for Health appoints the Counsellors and Psychotherapists Registration Board

Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has appointed the thirteen members of the Counsellors and Psychotherapists Registration Board, under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005. The appointments took effect from 25 February 2019. The Counsellors and Psychotherapists Registration Board will seek to protect the public by fostering high standards of professional conduct, education, […]

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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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