Who we are Accreditation What is BACP Service Accreditation? Listening Ear’s adult Counselling service has full accreditation under the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (registered number 102805) and operates within its Ethical Framework. Listening Ear was the first organisation in Merseyside to achieve this accreditation BACP No. 102805. It is one of three accredited services currently operating within the region. You can view the service accreditation register HERE. BACP service accreditation provides the highest assurances about Quality Management Systems relevant to counselling and psychotherapy. BACP service accreditation has a rigorous application process and has to be renewed every five years, with an annual return thereafter. Our accreditation is currently in place until 2019 and we have held it since 2004.