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...

Re Examining Whiteness FULLY BOOKED

26 Sep 2021

This group is open to people from all backgrounds, heritages and ethnicities who want to actively address the injustices and inequalities of racism through personal and collective work on White identity, power, privilege and complicity....

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...


Latest resources

The Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion

1 Oct 2021

Following the event for trainers in Feb 2021, the Coalition is now commissioning an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion toolkit...

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...


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