Welcome to Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility

PCSR is a not-for-profit organisation. Our members are therapists, counsellors and other professionals and individuals engaged in supporting our ethos.

We are committed to


  • locating counselling and psychotherapy in its social, political, ecological, and economic context
  • recognising the impact of the political dimension on the client-therapist relationship
  • developing ideas about how social, economic, political, ecological and cultural issues can be integrated into theory and practice
  • identifying and challenging adverse discrimination at all levels within our profession and in the wider world
  • generating action, launching campaigns, and seeking to influence political processes

Latest events

PCSR Annual General Meeting

13 Nov 2021

Annual General Meeting...

SHADES of Life - Colour Constellations

26 Jun 2021

These workshops will explore the many different SHADES of Life, with a focus on colour dynamics in personal relationships and professional contexts. They aim to explore the colour entanglements that arise in families and communities...

Manifesto writing for therapists

12 Jun 2021

A workshop for psychotherapists and counsellors interested in writing a manifesto for their therapeutic practice....


Latest resources

PCSR Anti-Racism Action Group

30 Apr 2021

PCSR Anti-Racism Action Group was formed in December 2020 in response to the report Black people, racism and human rights by the Joint Committee on Human Rights that was published 11th November 2020....

Letter from PCU re Mental Health Act White paper and NHS White paper

19 Apr 2021

Letter written by PCU accompanying their Statement about the White papers: signed by PCSR as a member of Partners for Counselling and Psychotherapy...

Open Letter opposing Policing Bill, signed by PCSR

23 Mar 2021

We write to share our profound concern and alarm over the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill published last week. Not only does this Bill contain numerous threats to the right to peaceful protest and access to the countryside, criminalise Gypsy and...


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