Care first Associate Counsellors

Care first works with a range of self-employed counsellors across the UK, delivering brief therapy.

Care first criteria for recruiting Associate Counsellors include:

  • Diploma in Counselling from a BACP accredited course
  • Minimum of 2 years post-qualifying experience
  • BACP Accreditation, UKCP Registration or NCS Accredited Professional Registrant
  • Training in and experience of providing brief therapy
  • Availability of professional premises
  • Skills in quick rapport-building
  • Business-efficiency

Associate Counsellors are available to Care first for referrals, paid on a sessional basis with their clinical work case-managed by Care first.

Please send your CV, BACP accreditation or UKCP registration and current insurance using the link below.

Please click here to email Care first.


We are currently looking for Accredited Counsellors in the following areas;

  • Bournmouth/Poole/Weymouth - esp male AC's
  • Braintree
  • Berwick Upon Tweed
  • Narbeth
  • Llyswen
  • Whitchurch (SY13)
  • Shrewsbury
  • Bude
  • York
  • Darlington
  • Bedford

Specialist areas

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

We are currently expanding our resources of Cognitive Behavioural Therapists UK-wide. Please contact Care first if you have undertaken substantive CBT training and are accredited with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Pyschotherapists (BABCP).

Signing Counsellors

If you are a suitably qualified counsellor (meeting the above criteria), in any area of the UK, with signing skills for the hearing-impaired, we would be pleased to hear from you. 

Please call: 01452 623 230 or Submit Cases Online