IRCEP - International Registry of Counsellor Education Programs CACREP - Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs


The International Registry of Counsellor Education Programs (IRCEP) was created in 2009 to foster excellence in the education and training of professional counsellors worldwide.  As an international quality assurance review process, IRCEP was purposefully designed to empower programs to develop counsellor training curricula appropriate to their country, regions, and/or culture, while simultaneously recognizing the broad tenets of education and training common to the practice of counselling regardless of practice location.



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July 2014 Registry Decisions

IRCEP is excited to announce the recent approval of international counseling programs in South Africa and Singapore. IRCEP now has a presence on four continents and seven countries! read more>

January 2014 Registry Decisions

Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University is now officially the first program from Asia to have completed the IRCEP application review. read more>

July 2013 Registry Decisions

IRCEP is excited to announce that its first international program, Centro Argentino de Psicologia Humanistica y Counseling Holos-San Isidro in Argentina, successfully completed the IRCEP review. read more>

Counseling Today: IRCEP reaches India

Drs. Jain and Gressard published an article in the May 2014 edition of Counseling Today about their trip to India. read more>

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