In order to apply for accreditation, you will need to meet a set of standards as defined by IAHIP. You will find full details in the following document, please click to view (Bye Law 11)
For the purposes of first time accreditation please be sure of the following:
Supervision of clinical practice whether Phase 1 or Phase 2 must be face-to-face to be eligible to be counted towards Accreditation i.e. no Skype, Phone, Facetime etc. Should exceptional circumstances arise with your supervisor, where face-to-face is not possible for a short period, these circumstances must be clearly documented and included in the application for consideration  The above ruling on Skype effective from 2nd March 2019. For Covid 19 exceptional circumstances please see Addendum 1 and 2 on the Website.
Online clinical practice / supervision / training
Applicants for Accreditation please be aware that when applying for your accreditation if there has been any online clinical practice/supervision/training you must fill in the appropriate Addendum Forms to accompany your Accreditation Application. Failure to do this and or supply necessary documentation will delay your application.
Addendum 1 Form covers all requirements and guidelines for the period 11th March, 2020 to 4th October, 2020 only for Students/Pre-Accredited applicants regarding any video/phone (where appropriate) for Clinical Practice, Supervision, Personal Therapy, Didactic Supervision and Group Therapy hours.
Addendum 2 Form covers all requirements and guidelines for the period 5th October, - 1st Sept, 2021 only for Pre-Accredited Applicants regarding video/phone (where appropriate) for Clinical Practice, Supervision, Personal Therapy, Didactic Supervision and Group Therapy hours.
The Governing Body of IAHIP reserve the right to adjust the guidelines at any time.
APPLY FOR ACCREDITATION
Step 1: Please download/read all the documentation below:
GUIDE TO FILLING OUT APPLICATION FOR ACCREDITED MEMBERSHIP UNDER BYE LAW 11.
CODE OF ETHICS AND PRACTICE FOR PSYCHOTHERAPISTS (Bye-Law 3) click here >>
GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS REGARDING SUPERVISION / SUPERVISORS REPORT FOR ACCREDITATION. click here >>
Step 2: Please download & complete the following forms (1-3):
Application forms must be Spiral Bound. Please keep the Application Form together as one document – all extra documentation should be after the full application. The Checklist must be fully completed and placed at the front of the spiral bound application pack.
All applications must be legible.
All relevant sections completed and, where necessary, supporting evidence supplied.
All ratios stated – when totals are requested in the form they must be completed.
When we receive your application you will get confirmation by return. After which, processing of the application may take three to six months to complete. We would ask for your patience with the Association in this regard.
To view subscription & application fees, please click here >>
To pay for your Accreditation Application fee or your Accreditation Membership fee online, please click the relevant link below: