Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
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IACP 2014/2015 – At a Glance

2014 was an exceptionally busy and productive year for our Association with highlights including:

  • Membership numbers rising above 3,600
  • Receiving a formal commitment from the Minister with responsibility for Mental Health to regulate Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Purchasing and moving to a modern Headquarters – click HERE to view some photos of the new office
  • More free and low cost workshops being offered to Members
  • Accreditation of 286 new Members
  • An Independent review of IACP’s Governance carried out by Boardmatch Ireland
  • Higher Member numbers attending workshops and seminars than any previous year
  • Members voting to move to Annual Accreditation (from January 2016)
  • Accreditation of 1 new Course
  • IACP receiving our highest ever level of media coverage
  • The designing of a new look Éisteach Journal
  • The hosting of a public talk on suicide prevention – click HERE to watch it
  • Accreditation of 26 new Supervisors
  • IACP Committee Members receiving more training
  • IACP gaining hundreds of social media followers in 2014 – the IACP Facebook Page now has 1738 Likes!
  • 49,000 IACP leaflets being distributed in over 2,100 locations around Ireland

In addition to continuing the above, we’re looking forward to the following activity in 2015: 

  • Conducting a Public and Member survey (Behaviour & Attitudes)
  • Introduction of IACP membership Cards (June 2015)
  • IACP 2-day Annual Conference (16 & 17th October)
  • Implementation of the Governance review recommendations
  • Offering more IACP Webinars
  • Publication of the revised IACP Code of Ethics
  • Publication of IACP’s Online Therapy policy
  • A new look, easy-to-read, electronic newsletter (e-news) – from February 2015)
  • Introduction of a new & improved CPD system





The IACP provides a standard of practice, professional identity, and self-regulation for the Counselling and Psychotherapy professions.  



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