The Forum for Independent Psychotherapists (FiP) is a non-training Organisational Member of United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP) within the College of Psychoanalysis and Jungian Analysis (CPJA). Our members practice psychoanalytically, situating their work within the broad parameters of that shared heritage. These notes speak to the purpose of CPD (i.e., its ethos) and detail the specific criteria that members commit to fulfil (i.e., its legislated dimension).
CPD is defined by FiP as:
the “self-nominated schedule of activities through which a qualified psychotherapist maintains and develops their capacity to practice safely, effectively and appropriately within the contemporary norms of the profession”.
FiP requires all clinical members to fulfil their personal commitment to CPD in a manner that also demonstrably meets the current CPJA Policy on Continuing Professional Development, irrespective of whether they are a member of that organisation or not. The essential criteria expected of clinical members are:
This is a very brief synopsis of our policy. Click here to download a pdf copy