Membership Categories

COSRT has a number of different membership categories which are listed below. Please click on any that interest you to find more information. In addition you may be eligible for UKCP registration.

Fellows of COSRT

Senior members of COSRT who have contributed significantly to the profession of sexual and relationship therapy may be nominated for the award of Fellowship.

They can be nominated by their peers, or Fellowship can be awarded by the Trustees at their discretion.

Please contact the Administrator for further details.

Accredited Supervisors

Accredited members of COSRT with appropriate training and experience may apply for  Accredited Supervisor status.

COSRT Accredited Supervisors who are UKCP registered may be included in the UKCP directory of supervisors.

Click here for further information or contact the Administrator.

Accredited Members

Accredited membership gives members a title that can be advertised.

This level of membership gives the highest level of protection for the public as accredited members have met rigorous standards and are licensed on an annual basis. They must continue to meet set standards with regard to supervision, minimum practice hours, insurance, continuity of practice and CPD. Click here for further information.

General Members

This is a broad level of membership suitable for all therapists who practise sexual, couple or relationship therapy who do not meet the accreditation criteria, or who are in training.

General members must comply with the COSRT Code of Ethics and Practice for General and Accredited Members. Applicants for accreditation must have been a general member for a minimum of one year. Click here for further information.

Affiliate Members

Those who work in associated professions and have an interest in sexual and relationship therapy may join COSRT as an affiliate member.

This membership category is for those who do not practise as sexual or relationship therapists but who have an interest in the field. Affiliates are bound by Rule 4 of the COSRT Code of Ethics and Practice for General and Accredited Members. Affiliate membership is open to non-clinical practitioners, those working overseas, associated professionals e.g. media representatives and for retired practitioners. Click here for further information.

UKCP Registration

You may apply for UKCP registration if you are an Accredited Member of COSRT and meet the further criteria necessary for registration.

UKCP registrants are listed on the UKCP public register of psychotherapists. Registrants receive the quarterly UKCP magazine “The Psychotherapist”. Please look at the UKCP website for further details of the benefits of registration with UKCP.

Please contact the Administrator for further details of how you might achieve UKCP registration.