Counselling Training. ACC have several training providers who are affiliated to the organisation. This means that they are Christian and have agreed to our Statement of Faith. Our training providers teach Christian counselling although this is not confined to one model; there are a variety of models across the agencies. For further information on these providers please see below.
|ACC training organization||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|
The core training is validated by external awarding bodies. The main two we work with are CPCAB and NOCN. Some training providers also have courses validated by Higher Education Institutions.
There are different frameworks for the delivery of courses according to which awarding body has given validation. However, as a general guide the following applies:
Whether or not you are on an ACC approved training course you may wish to join ACC as a student member, progressing to membership of ACC’s student register when you begin your placement. 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 is this is your ministry.