Our Professional Standards
Working to excellent clinical standards is of the highest priority to the MHCPC. The MHCPC is a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) and adhere to their Ethical Framework and Code of Ethics.
The MHCPC is an organisation which values integrity, open mindedness and respect and which promotes equality of opportunity. The MHCPC is committed to providing equality of opportunity and freedom from discrimination on grounds of race, gender, class, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or age in its teaching and in providing therapeutic services.
Diversity, equality of opportunity and inclusivity have long been fundamental concepts at the heart of the MHCPC where we aim to confront discrimination or disadvantage proactively to ensure that no individual or group is directly or indirectly discriminated against. All students, staff, volunteers and patients will be treated equally regarding diversity, inclusivity and equality in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, professional Codes of Practice and relevant best practice guidance.
The MHCPC is committed to actively addressing processes, attitudes or behaviours that underpin discrimination. The MHCPC recognises that we live and work in a society where discrimination is both manifest and hidden. The MHCPC welcomes the opportunity and accepts the responsibility to expose and oppose this in our teaching and clinical practice; we will also remain committed to improve the accessibility of our services.