The BBEC has been formally approved by the The General Regulatory Council for Complementary
Federal Regulator for Complementary Therapies
Regulation and registration of
complementary therapists in the UK is voluntary self-regulation. This means that there are no laws in place to protect the
public from unqualified or incompetent therapists. For the past ten years and in accordance with recent government recommendations, the various professional associations in each therapy have been working together to agree standards and requirements for
each type of complementary therapy.
When these criteria had been set the next stage was to
put in place an overarching independent regulator to establish a national register and protect the public by validating
the status of all registered therapists. This is a role of the General Regulatory Council for Complementary Therapies
Another role of GRCCT is to provide a robust complaints procedure which in the event
of a proven complaint has the option of removing the practitioner from the national register.
on the National Register agree to abide by a Code of Professional Conduct & Ethics, are answerable to the GRCCT Complaints and Disciplinary procedures, maintain their training and knowledge with continuing professional development and have in force professional indemnity and public liability insurance.
The Complementary Therapies
regulated by GRCCT are practised by in excess of 50,000 practitioners in the UK.
For more information
on the GRCCT visit their website HERE