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May 21, 2019

What is Addictions Counselling and How Should It Be Supervised?


Dr Tim Leighton
Tim is Director of Professional Education and Research at Action on Addiction, and has worked in the addiction field for over 30 years, as counsellor, counselling trainer,...


In the UK, the only widely recognised counselling credential is the generic accreditation offered by BACP. While excellent generic counselling skills are absolutely essential for all addictions practitioners, there is a strong argument that additional skills and knowledge are required to work effectively.