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Sally Aldridge

Sally graduated with a BA in History and an MA in African Studies from SOAS and she then taught in Zambia.

She returned to the UK to train at the University of Keele as a student counsellor.She worked at Stafford University as a counsellor and later as Head of Student Services, before taking up the post of Head of Accreditation at BACP in 1999.

In November 2006 she became BACP’s Head of Regulatory Policy. Sally’s involvement with BACP began as a student member then as an accreditation assessor, becoming Chair of the Accreditation Committee, and a member of the Board of Governors.

She is currently undertaking research for her PhD on professionalisation of counselling at University of Leicester.


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Being a Psychotherapist
Saturday 12 July 2008







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