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


Online Membership Application Form

Thank you for your interest in joining the Australian Counselling Association, Australia's largest individual registration body for counsellors and psychotherapists. Please carefully go through each step in this application in sequence as incomplete applications will be returned to the sender and this may cause unnecessary delays.

Before you begin, you will need:

  • A certified (by a JP) copy of your relevant qualification/s and full transcripts of training in Counselling
  • Level 3 and 4 – If you are applying for membership level 3 or 4, please provide a statutory declaration stating how many client contact hours post qualification in Counselling you have attained and in what period of time
  • Level 2, 3 and 4 – If you applying for level 2, 3 and 4 membership, please provide an original letter from your supervisor/s:
    1. How many hours of post qualification supervision you have completed
    2. For level 3 & 4 only - How many hours of client contact time you have achieved and in what period of time

Note: This application cannot be processed without attaching the above documents.

Please do not hesitate to phone us if there are any points that need clarifying or do not fully explain to your satisfaction what is required.

I have read, understood and agree to all the relevant documents and policies such as the ACA Scope of Practice, ACA Code of Ethics and Practice, Supervision Policy, Suicidal Clients Guidelines and ACA Terms & Conditions which can be found on this website under Documents*.

A $50 one-off, non-refundable, administration fee is charged to join the Australian Counselling Association Inc

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