The below signatories request that BACP consult with its membership regarding:

- Increasing BACP involvement in developing an alternative form of regulation to that offered by the Health Professions Council (HPC)

- Providing an Alternative Practitioner Accountability (APA) system for BACP practitioners who do not want/intend to register with HPC should the current process continue

Open consultation with the membership on these issues will reveal the level of BACP membership support for and against regulation by HPC.

As over 80% of its membership voted against regulation by HPC BAPCA initiated this request. However, it has been signed by practitioners of many modalities and so is from ‘Concerned Practitioners of Counselling & Psychotherapy’

*All signatures represent the individual and do not signify any specific organisational standpoint


Mike Adams MBACP (Accred)

Raje Airey MBACP (Accred)

Sue Akehurst BACP

Jane Aldrick MBACP (Snr Accred)

Graham Allen MBACP

Jacqueline Anderiesz-Tyrrell BACP

Rosalind Anderson MBACP

Brian Andrews MBACP

Annette Ansell MBACP

Joe Aparo BACP (student)

Peter Appleby MBACP (Accred)

Jenny Armstead MBACP (Accred)

Stephanie Aron MBACP (Snr Accred)

Sally Arthur MBACP

Shelly Assiter MBACP (Accred)

Ann Attwood MBACP (Accred)

Tazneem Aziz MBACP

Julia Bailey MBACP

Sarah Baimbridge MBACP

Peter Ball MBACP

John Barber BACP

Kevin Barrett MBACP

Ellen Bartley MBACP

Lyn Bear MBACP (Accred)

Charles Becker MBACP (Accred)

Rosemary Ann Bell MBACP

Christine Bennett MBACP

Marion Bennett MBACP (Accred)

Louise Bexon BACP (student)

Moira Bishop MBACP (Accred)

Lesley Black MBACP

Peter Blundell BACP

Leah Booker BACP (student)

Morag Borszcz MBACP

Richard Bracegirdle BACP

Denis Bradley BACP

Denise Bradley MBACP

Liz Brown MBACP

Roger C. Brown MBACP

Richard Bryant-Jefferies MBACP

Steve Burchell MBACP

Catherine Butler MBACP

Patricia Butson MBACP

Catherine Cakebread MBACP

Adrian Campbell MBACP (Accred)

Jeanette Carson MBACP (Accred)

Ian Carty MBACP

Liddy Carver MBACP

Roger Casemore BACP

Daphne Chalk-Birdsall MBACPIan Challis MBACP

Julie Chapman MBACP

Norma Chapman MBACP (Snr Accred)

Lester Chern MBACP (Accred)

Lynn Child BACP (student)

Julie Childs MBACP

Richard Church MBACP (Accred)

Susan Clachers MBACP

Angela Clark MBACP (Accred)

Dot Clark MBACP

Helen Clark MBACP (Accred)

Richard Clarke MBACP (Accred)

Sue Clodd Griffiths MBACP (Snr Accred)

Monica Coleby MBACP (Snr Accred)

Pauline Connolly MBACP (Accred)

Carolyn Connor MBACP

Elizabeth Cope BACP (student)

Susan Cornforth MBACP (Accred)

Teresa Cosgrove MBACP (Snr Accred)

Jo Couling MBACP (Snr Accred)

Marian Coviello MBACP

Steve Cox MBACP (Snr Accred)

Sue Creenan MBACP (Accred)

Joanna Cronin MBACP (Accred)

Heather Currey MBACP

Barbara Dale MBACP (Accred)

Carole Dale MBACP (Snr Accred)

Mary Dale BACP (student)

Rafael Davies MBACP

Jennet De Caresle MBACP (Accred)

Ani de la Prida BACP

Stephen Decker MBACP (Accred)

Pauline Dickens MBACP (Accred)

Julia Driscoll MBACP

Nick Drury-Gorham MBACP

Jill Edwards MBACP

Linda Edwards MBACP (Accred)

Martin Egan MBACP (Accred)

David Elias MBACP (Accred)

Carl Evans MBACP

Chris Evans MBACP

Maria Facey MBACP (Accred)

Irene Fairhurst MBACP (Snr Accred)

Clare Farnsworth MBACP

Christina Faruki MBACP (Accred)

Caroline Faulks MBACP

David Fenton MBACP (Accred)

John Fletcher MBACP (Accred)

Helen Florence MBACP (Accred)

Sharon Franklin MBACP (Snr Accred)

Elizabeth Freire BACP

Janet Garner MBACP

Becks Garside MBACP

Elizabeth Garsten MBACP (Snr Accred)

Sandy Gee BACP (associate)

Ellen Gelsthorpe MBACP (Accred)

Dorothy Gemmell MBACP

Clare Godden MBACP

Trish Golding MBACP (Accred)

Catherine Goldsmith MBACP

Kate Gomez MBACP

Derek Goodlake MBACP (Accred)

Pam Gully MBACP (Snr Accred)

Alan Hackett MBACP

Veronica Hansmann MBACP

Amy Harding MBACP

Fiona Harding MBACP

Brian Hardwick MBACP

Margaret Hare MBACP

Mandy Harris MBACP

Paul Harris MBACP

Mark Harrison MBACP

Pam Hartley MBACP

Peter J. Harvie MBACP (Accred)

Sheila Haugh MBACP (Accred)

Jan Hawkins MBACP (Snr Accred)

Jacqueline Hayes MBACP

Kate Hayes MBACP (Accred)

Linda Heavon MBACP

Patricia Hender MBACP (Accred)

Linda Henderson MBACP (Accred)

Robert Henn MBACP (Accred)

Suzy Henry BACP (student)

Dr. David Herbert MBACP

Janet Hermann MBACP (Accred)

Kevin Hewish MBACP (Accred)

Jan Hewson MBACP (Snr Accred)

Dick Hill MBACP (Accred)

Sarah Hinds MBACP (Accred)

Angela Hodgson MBACP (Accred)

Peter Hodson MBACP

Liz Horan MBACP

Susie Hudson MBACP

Sally Humphries BACP

Patrick M.D. Hunter MBACP (Accred)

Lesley Hurst MBACP

Eve Jackson MBACP

Jill Jarvis MBACP

Victoria Jay MBACP (Accred)

Mandy Jenkins MBACP

Susan Jennings MBACP (Accred)

Geraldine Johnson MBACP

William Johnston MBACP

Shirley Jolley MBACP (Snr Accred)

Gwion J. Jones MBACP

Ruth Jones MBACP

Prof. Stephen Joseph MBACP

Radmila Jovanov-Kaye MBACP

Patrick J. Joyce MBACP

Louisa Sasha Kaplin BACP (student)

Marian Kavanagh MBACP (Accred)

John G Kennedy MBACP (Accred)

Sid Kennedy MBACP (Accred)

Julie Khan MBACP

Tim Kinghorn MBACP

Rosanne Knox MBACP (Accred)

Elizabeth Kovacs MBACP

Kate Lacy MBACP

Dr. Colin Lago FBACP (Accred)

Michael Launchbury MBACPHeather Law MBACP (Snr Accred)

Margaret Law-Homewood MBACP (Snr Accred)

Lasairfhiona Lawless MBACP (Accred)

Rod Leach MBACP

Thomas Lemmon MBACP

Jeff Leonardi MBACP

Maxine Linnell MBACP

Anne-Marie Loades MBACP (Accred)

Harriet Loasby MBACP

Rev. Akasha Lonsdale-Deighton MBACP

Corinna Lord MBACP

Janet Low MBACP

Ronald Lumsden BACP

Rosie Lyon MBACP

Suzi MacKenzie MBACP

Jennifer Maidman MBACP

Barbara Malinen MBACP

Laurel Marks MBACP

Beverley Martin MBACP

Brenda McAuliffe MBACP (Accred)

Frances McDonnell MBACP (Snr Accred)

Sheila McNeil MBACP

Liesl McViety MBACP

Peter Meades BACP

Rik Meehan MBACP

Anita Mennell MBACP (Accreditation in process)

Joanna Meynell BACP (student)

Anita Michael BACP (student)

Beatrice Millar MBACP (Snr Accred)

Wade Miller-Knight MBACP (Accred)

Dehra Mitchell MBACP (Accred)

Graham Molyneux MBACP (Accred)

Barbara Molloy MBACP (Accred)

Bernard Mooney BACP

John Morris MBACP

Vivienne Morris MBACP (Snr Accred)

Kate Morrissey MBACP

Pete Mosely MBACP

Julie Muldowney MBACP

Hugh Mullen MBACP

Sally Mulliner MBACP

David Murphy MBACP (Accred)

Christopher Murray MBACP (Snr Accred)

Arthur Musgrave MBACP (Accred)

David Neal MBACP

Paula Newman MBACP (Accred)

Tamara Nikiforova BACP

Nadia Noorbakhsh BACP

Maria North MBACP (Snr Accred)

Caryn Nuttall MBACP

Cecelia O’Connor MBACP

Helen O’Neil MBACP (Accred)

Geoff Osmond MBACP (Accred)

Steve Ottley MBACP

Mila Palma MBACP

Jan Palmer MBACP (Snr Accred)

Nicky Paris MBACP

Graham Parry MBACP (Accred)

Cliff Paul MBACP (Accred)

Anne Pearse MBACP (Snr Accred)

Mary Pipes MBACP (Accred)

Meredith Plum MBACP

Leila Price MBACP (Accred)

Paola Prina-Cerai MBACP

Sue Prowse MBACP (Snr Accred)

Lisa Punton MBACP

Ysobel Purkis MBACP (Accred)

David Race MBACP

Rosemary Raddon MBACP (Accred)

Jean Ransome BACP

Teresa Raven MBACP

Peter Rawlings BACP

Lyn Rhodes BACP


Cashel Riordan MBACP

Gina Robbins MBACP

Peter Roberts MBACP

Jim C Robinson MBACP (Accred)

Andy Rogers MBACP

Mo Ross MBACP (Accred)

Barbara Rowland MBACP (Snr Accred)

Josephine Russell MBACP (Accred)

Peter Ryan MBACP

John Ryder MBACP (Accred)

Paul Ryder MBACP

Jenny Secretan MBACP (Snr Accred)

Judith Seddon MBACP

Barbara Shannon MBACP (Snr Accred)

John Shinebourne MBACP (Accred)

Zoe Shobbrook MBACP (Accred)

Alison Shoemark BACP

Lynne Short MBACP

Liesl Silverstone FBACP

Val Simanowitz MBACP (Snr Accred)

Brian Simpson MBACP (Accred)

Kathy Slater MBACP (Accred)

Pete Smallwood MBACP

Martin Smith MBACP (Accred)

Matthew Smith MBACP

Mort Smith MBACP (Accred)

Alison Speed MBACP

Vivien Spencer-Grey MBACP

Lynne Stevens MBACP

Alastair Stewart MBACP

Joy Stewart MBACP

Helen M Storey MBACP

Tamsin Stroud MBACP

Ian Stuart MBACP

Ian Swanston MBACP

Louise Swiggs MBACP (Accreditation in process)

Louis Taeijon MBACP (Accred)

Caz Taylor MBACP

Eric Taylor MBACP

Joanna Terry BACP (student)

Sandy Thomson MBACP

Prof. Brian Thorne FBACP

Irene Thornton MBACP (Snr Accred)

David Tidsall MBACP (Accred)

Maggie Todd MBACP

Andrew Treacher MBACP (Accred)Chris Trewick MBACP


Marian Trott MBACP (Accred)

Rob Turner MBACP (Snr Accred)

Louise Tych MBACP

Elizabeth Urie MBACP

Susan Utting-Simon MBACP (Accred)

Kathleen Vandenberghe MBACP

Lucy Vulliamy MBACP

Maggie Wakefield MBACP

Rosie Wallis MBACP (Snr Accred)

Coralie Ward MBACP (Accred)

Linda Warren BACP

Mike Waterhouse MBACP

Sue Weaver MBACP (Snr Accred)

Steven Wells BACP

Graham Westwell MBACP

Carol Whitbourn MBACP

Corinne Whitby MBACP

Bea White MBACP (Accred)

Alexandra Whittall MBACP (Accred)

Sue Wiggins MBACP (Accred)

Cathrin Wildwood MBACP (Accred)

Emma Wilkinson MBACP (Accred)

Sally Wood MBACP (Accred)

Bill Wright MBACP (Snr Accred)

Gill Wyatt MBACP (Snr Accred)

Isabelle Yates MBACP

There must be a wing on which to fly
Wallace Stevens
An open letter to the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) calling for open consultation with the membership of BACP
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The BACP responds

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