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Membership Benefits

For fully qualified psychotherapists and those studying with the bpf, all of our memberships include:

Access to broad expertise through our three specialist associations: British Jungian Analytic Association (BJAA),Independent Psychoanalytic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Association (IPCAPA) and thePsychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association (PPA);

Join the bpf directory: once qualified as a psychotherapist, join our Find a therapist directory at no extra cost and receive patient or supervisee referrals from the bpf;

Become part of the developing bpf Clinical Services provision and receive more patients;

Networks: meet others in the psychotherapy community through reading groups and special interest events to build your connections. Or, use our online forum to connect with other members;

Access to all bpf course reading lists: broaden your knowledge and reading with access to all the relevant texts for every bpf course;

Journals: access academic publications and journals. Members have access to our onsite library and online journals including: Infant Observation, International journal of Jungian studies, Journal of Child Psychotherapy, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy;

Access to other organisations resources: browse the catalogue of nine other related, leading academic organisations and visit their libraries. These organisations include: Institute of Psychoanalysis, Institute of Group Analysis and Society of Analytical Psychology;

Discount entry to bpf events: all paid memberships include a discount to bpf events. Develop your knowledge with our exciting events programme of lectures from highly respected individuals, attend online workshops or attend our popular conference;

Mentoring: for career development, guidance on becoming a professional psychotherapist and advice for how to build a thriving practice;

Advice: practical guidance on legal and ethical processes and procedures, including access to our ethics committee from whom you can receive confidential advice;

Access to bpf safeguarding leads;

Access to facilities: book one of our rooms at our offices in London for seminars;

Stay up-to-date with our members newsletter providing information about current research and the latest news in psychotherapy;

bpf directory: once qualified as a psychotherapist, join our Find a therapist directory at no extra cost and receive patient referrals from the bpf;

Free support and guidance from our library team to utilise resources. The library also provides a tailored online induction for members with specific learning and/or accessibility needs;

All fully qualified members can also register with the British Psychoanalytic Council, once they join the bpf.