Open to graduates of the Child Art Psychotherapy training programmes* who have completed all the required hours in clinical practice, personal psychotherapy, and supervision over their 4 year training combined with 1 to 5 years post-practicum experience. Accredited applications have a fee of €125 and must be re-submitted every 5 years for review. Annual renewal is €90 p/a.
Total hours required for full Accreditation:
Personal psychotherapy**: 250 hours
Clinical Practice: 500 hours
Supervision: 150 hours
For full list of Accreditation requirements please refer to the application form.
*Please refer to ACAP’s Grandparenting Policy for full details if you began your MSc/HDip before September 2021.
**Please refer to Grandparenting Policy, Bye Law 1 if you began your MSc/HDip before September 2021.
€90 euro pa.
For those who began their MSc/HDip before September 2021: Open to members who have completed the minimum 4-year training in Child Art Psychotherapy and are in the process of completing their post-practicum period of 1 to 5 years. This category is also open to those who intend to complete Years 3+4 of CAP training or another 2-year psychotherapy training*.
For those who began their MSc in or after September 2021: may apply once all 4 years of Child Art Psychotherapy training are completed, whilst working towards the hours required for full Accreditation during 1 to 5 years post-practicum period.
*Please refer to ACAP’s Grandparenting Policy and Bye Law 2 for details
€90 euro pa.
For those who began their MSc training in or after September 2021*: Open to students currently training in Child Art Psychotherapy at all levels.
*Start of 4 years consecutive training in Child Art Psychotherapy
€45 euro pa.
Open to professionals practising in a related field with an interest in Child Art Psychotherapy. Invitations to quarterly workshops/lectures.
40 euro p/a.
Conditions of Membership: All Accredited, Pre-Accredited, and Student Members must abide by the ACAP Ethical Code and submit their Children First Training Certificate. Accredited and Pre-Accredited Members must also provide evidence of Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance alongside their application/renewal. All Membership runs on an annual basis from January to December.
Membership criteria and fees are subject to change. It is advisable that all members keep a detailed log of training, supervision, personal therapy, CPD and psychotherapy practice hours.