Counselling Values

 

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Values

The fundamental values of counselling and psychotherapy include a commitment to:

  •  Respecting human rights and dignity
  • Ensuring the integrity of practitioner-client relationships
  • Enhancing the quality of professional knowledge and its application
  • Alleviating personal distress and suffering
  • Fostering a sense of self that is meaningful to the person(s) concerned
  • Increasing personal effectiveness
  • Enhancing the quality of relationships between people
  • Appreciating the variety of human experience and culture
  • Striving for the fair and adequate provision of counselling and psychotherapy services (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists)