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 and FPN conference Rescheduled for May 2021

8 May 2021


Examining Whiteness: White identity and racism

3 Oct 2020

We're waiting for the level of infection of Covid 19 to go down before confirming this event...

Radical Inclusion: Community Constellations and Social Justice

12 Sep 2020

Radical Inclusion:  Healing and Reconciliation in the Time of `COVID 19 ....A Community Constellations and Social Justice Event...

Latest resources

PCSR podcasts

6 Jul 2020

PCSR podcasts, launched in 2019, offers interviews and discussions on issues at the intersection of therapy, society and politics with a range of thinkers and practitioners....

Back issues of Transformations

5 Jul 2020

Transformations is PCSR's in house journal offering a stimulating and educative range of writings,and book reviews on current and past therapeutic and political importance...

Resources gathered by Examining Whiteness group

29 Jun 2020

Whiteness, as a set of normative cultural practices, is visible most clearly to those it definitely excludes and those to whom it does violence. Those who are housed securely within its borders usually do not examine it. (Ruth Frankenberg,1993)...

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