Connecting You to HACP

Connecting Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Clients

The Hampshire Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (HACP) is here to connect Counsellors/Psychotherapists with each other and with clients. HACP was set up in 1990 and is a non-profit membership organisation. The organisation’s intention is to increase public awareness of counselling and psychotherapy in Hampshire. HACP promotes  diversity and easy access.

For people who seek help from a professional counsellor or psychotherapist, the organisation offers a directory of professionals in this area.

For counsellors and psychotherapists, HACP promotes and provides opportunities for professional development, support and networking for counsellors and psychotherapists.

HACP Membership

Being a member of the HACP has many benefits

Events for our members

HACP offers evening meetings, presentations,  training days, and bi-annual conferences for counsellors and psychotherapists. These events also provide networking opportunities.

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asking for help is a great place to start
What to do next?

Step One:

Get some free advice. We have created a section that explains the different types of therapy available, how to choose the right one for you and also what to expect from your first session. Please click here to view it.

Step Two:

See who is nearby.  Enter your postcode or area and the directory will show you a list of professionals nearby. You can see all of their details to make sure they are offering the type of help you are looking for.

Step Three:

Make contact with them by email or phone to discuss the possibility and praticalities of engaging in a therapeutic relationship with a counsellor or psychotherapist.
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Qualified Professionals

All practitioners listed on the HACP directory belong to recognized national professional organizations such as the BACP, the UKCP or the NCS. These organisations provide ethical guidelines to which practitioners are required to adhere, and complaints procedures.

Members’ qualifications are checked when members apply and are regularly reviewed.

A local service

HACP is a regional group that is primarily for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. However, the organisation reaches beyond the county boundaries.

HACP was set up in 1990 and has grown to a 300+ membership.