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ISPC Membership and Accredited Status

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Apply to become a member

Application process

Our aim is to complete application assessments 4 weeks from submission and acknowledgement of all relevant paper work. Please look at the criteria for membership here and provide as much relevant detail on the application form, this will help ensure a productive process. Please complete the relevant application form below. This can either be emailed or posted to the society. Membership lasts for one year, renewable yearly.

Please note that we will not be able to advise what membership level will be awarded prior to a full assessment of your circumstances. Please ensure you take up your own insurance with us, or with your own provider.

Download and Complete the APPLICATION FORM (below) digitally or print it out and scan the completed form back to us.


Please have scanned relevant documents ready to attach to your email. This may include:



Placement Signatures

Supervisor Reference

Supporting Documents

Please ensure you have read all of our Codes of Ethics before submitting any application. The Codes of Ethics are binding to ensure best practice.

Application Forms

Student Membership Application Form

Associate Membership Application Form

Full Membership Form

Fellow Membership Form



Email Application

Once the application form has been filled out, please email this to:


Please attach all documents to this email

a) Qualifications

b) Placement Signatures

c) Supervisor Reference

d) Any Supporting Documents

Or if sending by post, please send to:

ISPC, Greetwell Place, Lime Kiln Way, Lincoln, LN2 4US

Please Pay

Paying: Please use the PAYPAL link below or if paying via bank transfer please state this in your email and we will send you our details. Then please pay the amount relevant to your application.

Application Completed

Once your application and payment has been received, processed and confirmed you will receive your own Registration Logo and Identity Number.

You may use this with in your website and other materials.

Membership lasts for one year, and renewable yearly.

And now your insurance....


ONLY £35

Associate, Full, Fellow MEMBERSHIP

ONLY £55

Indemnity Insurance

£5,000,000 Cover

Annual Fee Only £46.50

Giving you peace of mind

All members of the ISPC are able to take advantage of special indemnity insurance rates by applying to Holistic Insurance Services, please contact ISPC for details.

Counselling training

We encourage all students and accredited members to keep up to date with their training. If you're in need of further information please contact us and we'll endeavour to help.

Ethical Code

If you're looking to enhance your counselling framework and ethics please join the ISPC. We want to provide the same level of service that you would provide to your clients.

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