Pre-accredited membership is available to those who have successfully completed a Level 7 accredited Counselling & Psychotherapy course or accredited Masters in Counselling & Psychotherapy. In order to qualify for Pre-accredited membership, each student must have:
1. Successfully completed all practical and skills modules of their degree course
2. Completed at least 100 trainee hours in counselling practice and been supervised at a ratio of 5:1 (a minimum of one hour of individual supervision for every 5 client contact hours).
3. Completed a minimum of 15 hours of their own individual personal therapy
4. Verification from the college that the student has reached an adequate standard of competency in counselling to proceed with the pre-accreditation process.
Please note: During the pre-accreditation process, each trainee counsellor must complete a further 450 hours of counselling practice, supervised at a ratio of 10:1. Please ensure that you change supervisor before commencing these 450 hours. Please check that your supervisor is an accredited supervisor.
1. The following form is to be completed by the college and returned to NAPCP in order for the student to be considered for pre-accreditation.
2. The following form is to be completed by the applicant.
3. The following form is to be completed by the supervisor who supervised your 100 hours at a ratio of 5:1.
4. Payment of €130 (€100.00 annual subscription & €30 once off processing fee) to be forwarded by cheque or by Paypal below. If paying by PayPal, choose Processing Fee and the option €130.Pay with PayPal