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The Association of Professional Therapists and Lecturers provides an opportunity for Holistic and  Beauty Therapists, Reiki Practitioners, Reiki Masters and Teachers,  Holistic Health Lecturers and Tutors, Sound Healers, Crystal Healers and a myriad of other modalities, to register as an Associate and entitles them to a listing in the Directories.  


At the APTL we believe that it is important to provide a Professional Association that supports and motivates dedicated and committed therapists and practitioners who are passionate about holistic health and wellbeing and share that passion with fellow members. 


We are not an insurance company and do not have an agenda motivated by money; our mission is to create a collective of likeminded people who will work together with respect and be committed to the wellbeing of others.


Our website is a platform where we can help match therapists with clients looking for a professional practitioner, in their location by providing a link to members personal website, email and Facebook page (where applicable)


New Member Registration is just £18.00 which includes:

*    Membership

*    Certificate of Membership (sent in PDF format*)

*    APTL Lapel Badge (if requested – postage and packing is £1.50)

*   A Listing in the Directory of Therapists/Lecturers

*   A Listing in the Directory of Reiki Master Teachers (when applicable)
*   Membership of the APTL Facebook Group
*   Support from our registered APTL Lecturers
*   Regular Newsletter

Membership will run from the time of registration, irrespective of the month, and will be renewed annually on 1st January.  Thereafter an annual membership fee of £8 a year will be requested.  This will be pro-rata for those registering after January (67p a month) This fee is for administration purposes. Members who do not pay the renewal fee will be removed from the directory.


Members will be permitted to use the APTL Logo on their stationery, website and social media platforms and use the initials APTL (Reg) after their name.  


Members who do not renew their membership will NOT, under any circumstances, be permitted to use the APTL Logo.


Members will uphold the Code of Ethics during their Membership of the Association and will abide by the Terms, Conditions and Rules of Membership


* Hard copy available. Postage and Packaging of Membership Certificate and/or Badge is £1.50



The APTL Validation Service

As an organisation we do not offer accreditation. The word "ACCREDITATION" is often misused in our industry because unless the awarding body is issuing the certificates then they are not technically accrediting them, and most organizations that offer an accreditation service are insurance providers. At the APTL we do not offer insurance. 

However, if members have their own training school and would like the APTL to Validate their courses please get in touch.

The definition of “Accreditation”.   Noun: meaning official certification that a school or course has met standards set by external regulators.                                               For example "the first fully online university to receive national accreditation" 

All APTL members are supported by our registered panel of Lecturers and Tutors who offer guidance on all aspects of running a successful business. We also have a dedicated Facebook Page and Facebook Group as extra support

The APTL is not a medical organisation and we will not enter into any discussion or conversation with a member or members of the public regarding their physical health, mental health and wellbeing, neither will we offer advice. As an organisation, we have a duty of care to refer clients, members and members of the public to an appropriate organisation qualified to offer guidance and support. 

If you are seeking help with any aspect of your wellbeing, please visit your GP. 

If you are feeling suicidal or wanting help with your mental health PLEASE reach out:

Samaritans     Mental Health UK    Anxiety UK   Every Mind Matters    Mind    Government advice line

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