Glossary

Here are some abbreviations which appear on this site. Click on the links for further information.

BABCP British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
BACP The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy validates training programmes, and maintains ethical standards in the profession.
BAPPS British Association for Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Supervision.
BASRT The British Association for Sexual and Relationship Therapy.
BPS British Psychological Society.
CAT Cognitive Analytical Therapy.
CBT Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
The BABCP website’s General Public page has a section called What is CBT?
FPC The Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling is the professional body for graduates from wpf Counselling and Psychotherapy training.
UKCP The
United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy maintains lists of accredited training organisations and practitioners.
UKRC The United Kingdom Register of Counsellors includes only counsellors whose training and accountability meets defined rigorous criteria.
WPF WPF Counselling and Psychotherapy (formerly Westminster Pastoral Foundation) is a national network of therapy and training centres. The local WPF centre is Southampton Counselling Ltd.