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Student counsellor insurance

Student counsellor insurance

As a student counsellor in training, you're focused on developing your skills in supporting and guiding clients through challenging times. However, providing this kind of support and advice presents risks to you. It's essential to have the right student counselling insurance in place that offers the necessary protection.

You can get comprehensive specialist cover at a competitive price in the next few minutes from as little as £1.36 per week.* This includes a professional association discount and a 24-hour legal helpline, as well as no excess on the core therapists insurance.**

Here at Oxygen, we can arrange cover that gives peace of mind, including:

  • Protection
    Our professional liability insurance protects you so you can focus on completing your education. Underwritten by reputable insurer Hiscox, we can arrange to extend your cover to include any additional services you might want to practice, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) or life coaching
  • Professional advice and support
    Throughout the life of your policy, we'll be on hand to help you with any insurance queries, problems or issues you may have. We're here to support you should you need to make a claim
  • Saving you time
    It's quick to get a quote and buy your insurance online. If you'd prefer to speak to a member of our experienced team, we're here to give you the help you need.

Get a quote today

Get a quote in minutes, and arrange your Oxygen student counsellors insurance online – at a time that suits you. You can also call our team of experts who will offer advice and guidance on protecting your business and arrange your cover over the phone.

We take time to understand your needs to arrange the student counselling insurance that's right for you.

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Oxygen insurance for student counsellors 

With the right professional insurance in place, you can focus on developing your skills – with confidence.

Oxygen insurance for student counsellors includes cover for:

  • public and product liability
  • professional indemnity and malpractice
  • complaints and disciplinary hearings
  • crisis containment
  • confidential notes and records
  • directors and officers liability (for limited companies)
  • therapeutic wills
  • 24-hour commercial assistance and legal helpline.

Optional covers available include:

Life Coaching: Life Coach Insurance

Life coaches

Do you plan to offer life coaching alongside your work as a counsellor? Make sure you're protected. We can arrange the right cover for all your services.

Hypnotherapy: Hypnotherapist Insurance

Hypnotherapists

If you are learning to deliver hypnotherapy, we can ensure you have the right protection in place to cover the services you offer.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: CBT Insurance

Cognitive behavioural therapy

Many professional counsellors also offer cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) or rational emotive behavioural therapy (REBT) services. Oxygen has you covered, so you can carry out your valuable work with confidence.

*How we work out example prices. Customers will pay £93.42 a year for professional indemnity of £1.5m if they are also a member of one of the recognised professional bodies that receive 20% discount from us. £1.79 per week is based on a monthly cost when paying for the policy in one annual payment. Paying monthly is usually more expensive as you'll pay interest. This is the prices from amount as customers have the option of increasing their level of cover and therefore may pay more than this.

Students or trainees will pay £70.99 a year for professional indemnity of £1.5m. £1.36 per week is based on a monthly cost when paying for the policy in one annual payment. Paying monthly is usually more expensive as you'll pay interest. This is the prices from amount as customers have the option of increasing their level of cover and therefore may pay more than this.

**No excess applies to the core therapists insurance (public liability, professional indemnity, employers liability, directors and officers), however for any additional insurance taken certain excess may apply. Please contact us for details.