COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland)
Scotland’s professional body for counselling and psychotherapy
a voluntary organisation and Charity Registered in Scotland No. SC018887 and a Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee Registered in Scotland No. 142360.
A listening, caring society that values people’s well-being.
As Scotland’s professional body for counselling and psychotherapy, COSCA seeks:
To advance and support all forms of counselling, psychotherapy, and the use of counselling skills
To promote high quality counselling supervision and continuing professional development for all individuals and agencies delivering counselling services and education in Scotland.
COSCA’s Core Values:
COSCA believes that every client has a right to:
Be able to make informed choices about counselling and psychotherapy services
Have access to an assured quality service
Have access to a suitable complaints procedure
COSCA believes that every counsellor, psychotherapist and user of counselling skills in Scotland should:
Adhere to an established ethical framework for good practice in counselling, psychotherapy and counselling skills
Be an individual/organisational member of an appropriate professional body
Have appropriate training
Have easy access to a full range of professional support