Membership Categories

WMIP currently offers the following categories of membership:

  1. Professional Membership:
    Psychoanalytical psychotherapists, Jungian analytical psychotherapists, group analysts, psychoanalysts and Jungian analysts who have qualified through the WMIP trainings or other recognised trainings which are eligible for registration with UKCP (CPJA college) or BPC; child psychotherapists registered with the Association of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists (ACP).
    Professional Membership application form (docx) >>
  2. Clinical Associate Membership:
    Those working clinically in private practice, in the NHS or a mental health charity as a psychotherapist, psychologist or counsellor, with a professional psychodynamic qualification and registered with UKCP, BPC, BPS or BACP. Those working in other modalities will be welcome to apply if they can demonstrate that they have a particular interest in analytic thinking or have completed further psychodynamic or analytic training.
    Clinical Associate application form (docx) >>
  3. Student Membership:
    Those currently engaged in one of the WMIP trainings or other recognised training which is eligible for registration with UKCP (CPJA college), BPC or ACP.
    Student Membership application form (docx) >>
  4. Retired Membership:
    Former Professional or Clinical Associate members.
    Retired Membership application form (docx) >>
  5. Affiliate Members:
    People with a personal or professional interest in mental health, psychoanalysis and Jungian analysis and development of mind, not currently practicing in the field, e.g.doctors, nurses, social workers, others in the helping professions and academics; counsellors and psychotherapists without the qualifications to become a Clinical Associate.
    Affiliate Membership application form (docx) >>

If you are interested in applying to become a member of WMIP, please email the Membership Committee at

Download the following document for more detailed information regarding the requirements and benefits of each membership category, and annual fees:

Please return application form by email to or by post to West Midlands Institute of Psychotherapy, 66 Smirrells Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, B28 0LB.

The West Midlands’ leading professional and training organisation for psychoanalytical and Jungian analytical psychotherapies.