If you are considering a career in counselling, it is important you are professionally trained and qualified. There are various courses and different frameworks for the delivery according to which awarding body has given validation. However, as a general guide the following applies:
Some of our counselling affiliates are also training providers. This means that they are Christian organisations and have agreed to our Statement of Faith. We have listed a few ACC affiliated organisations below; or you can visit our Find a Training Provider page.
|ACC affiliated training organisation||Contact details||Area|
|Barnabas Counselling Training (BCT) Ltd||01243 554 462, barnabastraining.com||UK Wide|
|Charis Foundation||01592 744632, charisfoundation.co.uk/||Fife|
|CMIST||07886 231834, cmistcounselling.co.uk/||Belfast|
|Heart and Mind||0208 7697290, heartandmind.london/||London|
|Inspire Counselling and Training||01473 217694, inspirecounselling.org.uk/||Ipswich|
|London School of Theology||01923 456 000, lst.ac.uk/courses/counselling-certificate/||London|
|Manna House Counselling Service (The)||01604 633304, themannahouseonline.com/||Northampton|
|Spurgeons College||020 8683 8465, spurgeons.ac.uk/||London|
|United Churches Healing Ministry||01484 461098, uchm.org||Huddersfield|
|Waverley Abbey College||01252 784719, waverleyabbeycollege.ac.uk||Farnham / Bradford|
|Willows Counselling Service||01793 426650, willowscounselling.org.uk/||Swindon|
Whether or not you are on an ACC approved training course, you may wish to join ACC as a student member. Through our student membership you could benefit from the help and support of others who are on a similar journey. This will help you to explore the subject more fully and confirm if this is the path you want to take.