The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a National progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 3,500 individual members

Professional Colleges

Professional Colleges

The ACA Professional Colleges establish standards of practice for counsellors working within specialist fields. Counsellors operating within these fields are required to have a more in-depth educational underpinning, practice experience within the context of the speciality, and meet Ongoing Professional Development and Supervision relevant to the field.

Educational standards and Membership standards for entry to a college is determined by the College Committee and is unique to that college. In all cases college education and membership entry requirements are additional to ACA membership.

Please select the college from the menu on the right for education and membership criteria.

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