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 the area.
For counsellors and psychotherapists, HACP promotes and provides opportunities for professional development, support and networking for counsellors and psychotherapists.
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.
All Upcoming Events
Down the Rabbit Hole: a place where both the client and/or the therapist might get lost, with Stefan Charidge
asking for help is a great place to start
What to do next?
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.
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.
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.
Make a Positive Change
Make a Positive Change
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.