The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.
It is made up of members from all walks of life whose primary interest is in the development and application of psychology for the greater public good.
The Society comprises several divisions, each dedicated to a specific specialty, and is responsible for the promotion of excellence and ethical practice in the science, education, and practical applications of psychology.
BABCP are the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in the UK and Ireland. They promote, improve and uphold standards of CBT practice, supervision and training. They support their members to develop professionally and link with the CBT community. BABCP are a professional association operating a highly-respected voluntary register for accredited cognitive behavioural psychotherapists, and help to protect the public by supporting best practice.
The International Alliance of Holistic Therapists was originally established to set a recognised benchmark for Holistic Therapy Training. Building a community of like-minded people who have a passion for helping others using holistic practices. Registered Clinical Members have undergone rigorous measures to achieve the standards set by the IAHT. The IAHT requires ongoing Clinical Supervision and education courses each year to maintain these levels of membership.
The Nursing & Midwifery Council maintain the register of nurses and midwives who meet the requirements for registration in the UK, and nursing associates who meet the requirements for registration in England.
They set the requirements of the professional education that supports people to develop the knowledge,
skills and behaviours required for entry to, or annotation on, their register. The Nursing & Midwifery Council shape the practice of the professionals on their register by developing and promoting standards and encouraging lifelong learning.