Emotional and mental
wellbeing is a human right.

As Europe emerges from the Coronavirus crisis 2020 here is a message from the European Association for Psychotherapy to Psychotherapists, to those in need, to Governments across Europe and to the EU.

Patricia Hunt, President Elect of the European Association for Psychotherapy.


Special information for you due to the Covid-19 crisis – including “Interim Advice for Conducting Psychotherapy Online”. Find more information here …



Patricia Hunt, President Elect of the European Association for Psychotherapy


The vision of The European Association for Psychotherapy is of the continent of Europe being a place in which emotional and mental wellbeing is a human right.

The European Association of Psychotherapy aims to make highly professional, high quality Psychotherapy available to those who need it in EU and non-EU countries alike.

More information | by Patricia Hunt 


The Psychotherapy Act

The Psychotherapy Act encompasses all the professional actions, i.e autonomous interdisciplinary, relationship-based and evidence-informed psychotherapeutic methods, for the treatment of psychological, psycho-social and psycho-somatic disorders and diffculties.

Psychotheraphy Act | more information   About EAP | more information


Online Education/CPD

We partnered with PESI UK, the largest psychotherapy online education provider in Europe, to bring you the very best and latest continuing professional development (CPD), education, and events across psychotherapy topics and modalities. All EAP members, ECP holders registered with EAP, and students of EAPTI’s are entitled to a special EAP 15% discount off.

More Information   PESI UK


International Journal for Psychotherapy (IJP)

The IJP is a peer-reviewed, scientific journal; it is published three times a year by the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP). For further information please go to the website of the International Journal of Psychotherapy (IJP).

International Journal of Psychotherapy (IJP) | ijp.org.uk


Approaches in Psychotherapy

The term Psychotherapy covers a range of approaches and methods. They all involve a psychological (as distinct from medical or pharmacological) treatment for a range of psychological, emotional and relationship difficulties and disorders. Each approach is based on a well-established body of theory, methodology and research, grounded in a philosophy of person and the human condition.

Find a certified therapist | European Register of ECP Holders

The European Certificate of Psychotherapy (ECP) is an European wide standard for psychotherapy education and training. It ensures equal standards of education and training across Europe. The ECP is awarded by EAP on application to psychotherapists who’s psychotherapy education conforms to the ECP standard.
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