Associate Independent Practitioners (AIP)

RHCP Ltd hosts a number of associates who are highly qualified therapists who have a vast amount of experience in there field of expertise. We are always on the look out for practitioners who are able to offer a new service to our existing practice and are especially looking for those that practice in a different counselling modality to those that we already offer.

AIPs are expected to practice on a self-employed basis. Should you wish to apply or would like more information about the scheme we offer please contact us.

Trainee Placement Scheme

We offer placement opportunities to both trainee therapists enrolled on an approved counselling qualification course to at least diploma level and qualified therapists who have completed their training and whom are working towards their BACP or UKCP registration.

Our trainees provide the low cost counselling service to those who are on low income. We are very passionate about this service; making therapy accessible to all and as such rely on therapists to volunteer to keep this service running.

Our placement scheme allows therapists to develop their skills within a private practice setting. We feel very passionate here at RHCP Ltd that therapists should have a high quality placement experience and we value the contribution that trainees bring to the service, as such we give back as much as we can by:

  • Mentoring the trainee throughout their time at RHCP
  • Counselling hours
  • Private practice environment
  • Opportunity to progress at RHCP subject to availability and recruitment process

In return we expect the following:

  • At least 1 year commitment to RHCP
  • See at least three clients a week
  • Be fully insured and receive regular supervision
  • Be members of BACP/UKCP
  • Practice to a high level of standing
  • Comply with RHCP Ltd policies and procedures

Should you wish to apply please complete the application form below and email to We will contact you within 14 days of receipt of your application to inform you if you have been successful to attend an interview. Our selection process is to a high standard and therefore we are only able to recruit those that meet the level of standards we are looking for.

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