The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a National progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 11,000 individual members

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The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) has partnered with Focus Insurance Brokers to support your insurance and risk management requirements.

This exclusive offer of combined professional indemnity and public liability insurance is only available to members of the ACA.

The standard policy covers ACA approved modalities including counselling, psychotherapy (including art & play therapy and equine assisted therapy), and hypnotherapy practices recognised by the ACA, professional/ clinical supervision and teaching/training concerning these practices.

The policy includes additional extras as well. The standard $20M annual policy premium will be $170. The policy can also be tailored to include other modalities/practices including social workers, provisional and registered psychologists, mental health nurses, NDIS support workers and plan managers, naturopathy and other allied health services.

Elit Law An additional service is access to free telephone legal advice – free for the first 15 minutes per consultation up to a maximum of one hour (equivalent to four separate consultations per year) in the following areas:

  1. General commercial advice on practice/business related issues, including business structures, contracts, commercial and retail leases, trusts, IP and trademarks, websites and website content, license agreements, privacy issues including how to deal with requests for information, compliance with subpoenas, employment matters, loan, mortgage and guarantee agreements.
  2. General advice on personal matters including wills and estate planning, conveyancing, leases, personal injuries, family law and criminal law matters.

If further legal advice is required after the initial 15-minute consultation Elit Law will provide this at discounted rates on a fee for service basis.

Get in touch

To ensure that you have the right cover in place for your circumstances, please contact Focus Insurance Brokers on 03 9595 0224.

To arrange your policy, please visit

The product disclosure statement and policy wording will outline al policy terms, including claim conditions and policy exclusion.

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