NCPS | Counselling Children & Young People

Important Announcement:


This register has been launched in response to member demand and in recognition of this growing area of importance. There is an increasing recognition from both within and outside the profession that CYP counselling should be seen as a specialisation with additional safeguarding and training.

The register is based on our existing CYP Competency Framework which can be viewed below.

The CYPT Accredited Register is a specialist register and is in addition to our main Accredited Register for counsellors and psychotherapists. In order to be on the CYPT Accredited Register applicants must already be on our main Accredited Register.

Counselling Children and Young People needs practitioners to consider an additional set of skills and knowledge over and above that of counselling adults.

To support this, the NCPS has a wealth of Good Practice Guidance for our members, which can be found in the Members' Area of the website.

We ask that Members who work with Children and Young People refer to the Competency Framework.

Registrants on our CYPT Accredited Register have evidenced that they have the skills and competencies to work with Children and Young People.

To apply for the CYPT register please click here

To open the book in full-page mode, click here..

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