The Professions –┬áCare & Complementary Medicine

Are you interested in Counselling, Social Work, Therapy (family, play, speech, music) or working with adults in education? Then this sector may be for you. See relevant organisations below….

Care can cover Community Health Care, Continuing Education and Occupational Therapy to a name a few. Complementary Medicine looks at Counselling and Psychotherapy, Reflexology and Osteopathy etc.

Association of Relexology

The Association of Reflexologists is the foremost aspirational and independent Professional Reflexology Association in the UK since 1984, providing benefits, advice and guidance to reflexologists and working with other external bodies and advisory groups to promote the highest standards in the profession.

British Association of Art Therapists

Art Therapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses art media as its primary mode of communication. Clients who are referred to an art therapist need not have previous experience or skill in art, the art therapist is not primarily concerned with making an aesthetic or diagnostic assessment of the client’s image.

British Association of Play Therapists

Play Therapy is the dynamic process between child and Play Therapist in which the child explores at his or her own pace and with his or her own agenda those issues, past and current, conscious and unconscious, that are effecting the child’s life in the present.

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British Association of Social Workers

BASW is the largest professional association for social work in the UK, with offices in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Were here to promote the best possible social work services for all people who may need them, while also securing the well being of social workers.


British Chiropractice Association

Chiropractic is a primary health-care profession that specialises in the diagnosis, treatment and overall management of conditions that are due to problems with the joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves, especially related to the spine.



British Homeopathic Association

The British Homeopathic Association exists to promote homeopathy practised by doctors and other healthcare professionals. We strongly believe that homeopathy should be fully integrated into the healthcare system and available as a treatment choice for everyone.


British Osteopath Association

To qualify, an osteopath must study for four to five years for an undergraduate degree. This is similar to a medical degree, with more emphasis on anatomy and musculoskeletal medicine and includes more than 1,000 hours of training in osteopathic techniques.


Institute of Optimum Nutrition

The ION Performance Centre integrates the concepts of traditional sports nutrition, focused on exercise performance and recovery, with the concept of functional nutrition, which recognises that every athlete responds differently to training, recovery, environmental factors and diet and therefore requires an individual approach.


National Association of Special Needs Education

Nasen is the leading organisation in the UK which aims to promote the education, training, advancement and nasen ceodevelopment of all those with special and additional support needs. Nasen reaches a huge readership through its journals: British Journal of Special Education, Support for Learning, Journal of Research…

National Council for Hypnotherapy

The Hypnotherapy Register was formed in 1973 to create a National Membership Organisation for independent Hypnotherapy Practitioners. Now renamed the National Council for Hypnotherapy, it has worked steadily over the years ……. to raise the standards of Hypnotherapy in the UK in every possible way.

National Institute of continuing Adult Education

We work with and for: adult learners, local authorities, government departments and agencies, voluntary bodies, charitable trusts, adult education providers, trade unions, employers, european funders We are a charity, a company limited by guarantee and a member-led, non-governmental organisation.