Terms, Conditions and Rules of Membership

The Association of Professional Therapists and Lecturers will be abbreviated to APTL

All payments in respect of Membership Fees are strictly non-refundable. 

Listings on The Association of Professional Therapists and Lecturers is at the discretion of APTL

 Membership subscriptions (where applicable) will be made annually by bank transfer on the 1st June. Members joining after the 1st June will pay £1 per month pro-rata for the current month to the 31st May

Members will supply APTL with a list of their qualifications and will send APTL any new qualifications as they become available.   

Members will supply APTL with a current copy of their Certificate of Public and Malpractice Liability Insurance, and when the insurance is renewed a copy of the renewal will be send to APTL               

Member will be permitted to use the Logo on their Stationary, Website and on Social Media Platforms provided they are a current member of the Association.

Members will be allocated a Membership Certificate and Membership Number and they will be permitted to use the initials APLT (reg) after their name provided they are current members of the Association.

Members may purchase an APTL badge which will indicate to clients that they are Professional Therapists and member of a Professional Organisation.

Members who subscribe to Facebook will be invited to join the APTL Facebook Group. Joining the Group is not compulsory.

The APTL is not a medical organisation and will not enter any discussion with a Member regarding the treatment of clients, neither will they offer advice. Members have a duty of care to refer any concerns about clients to a qualified medical practitioner.

Members will sign a declaration stating they will follow the APTL strict Code of Ethics and Terms, Conditions and Rules of Membership.

The acceptance of a Member is at the discretion of the APTL. If a Member violates the Code of Ethics and Terms, Conditions and Rules of Membership they will have their Membership revoked. The Members listing will be removed from the Directory. No explanation will be given or entered into. No refund of payment will be made. 

The APTL register provides a list of Professional Therapists and Lectures which is accessible to the General Public who visit the APTL Website. The Members of the APTL are listed in the Directories in good faith. The APTL will not be held responsible and shall have no liability for any complaint made against a Therapist or Lecturer listed on the website whose services a member of the General Public engage. 

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