The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a National progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 9,000 individual members

ACA SCOPE
OF PRACTICE

FOR REGISTERED COUNSELLORS

A comprehensive framework for registered
counsellors.

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Practical

Professional Development

Find out information on upcoming events, workshops
and conferences in your area.

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Counsellor

With an ACA approved course

Find courses that meet ACA Accredited Training Standards.

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Largest

Counsellor Registration
Body in the country

With over 9,000 members, we serve a crucial role
in advocating and advancing the counselling profession.

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AUSTRALIA'S HIDDEN HEALTH CRISIS

THE NATIONAL REGIONAL CHECK IN
- A REPORT BY THE ACA

Every Australian deserves access to mental health care - but sadly, that’s not the reality for everyone.

Read our report on the current mental health challenges for rural and regional Australians.

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COUNSELLORS CARE

A LIFE RAFT FOR OUR DROWNING
MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM

Join us in calling for change to our critical mental health system.

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PETITION

HELP US CALL FOR CHANGE

Include appropriately qualified and experienced
counsellors on the Medicare Benefits Schedule
to meet Australia's mental health crisis.

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ACA Scope of Practice
For Registered Counsellors

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Counselling Courses

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of the ACA

Australia's Hidden Health Crisis
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About the ACA

ACA is Australia's largest single registration body for Counsellors and Psychotherapists with over 9,000 members. ACA serves a crucial role in advocating and advancing the profession of counselling and psychotherapy.

View our different membership levels and register with us today.

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Making a complaint

The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) assists its members and the public to make and resolve complaints about members of the Association.

If you wish to lodge a formal complaint, the first step is to please complete our online Notice of Intention to Submit Claim form to ensure that your complaint is acknowledged.

An ACA team member will be in contact with you regarding the process for lodging a formal complaint.

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