The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a National progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 5,000 individual members

Professional Colleges

Creative Arts Therapist

To become a member of the Creative Arts Therapist College you must meet the following criteria of membership.

Creative Arts Therapist

  • Must be a minimum Level 1 ACA Member or equivalent for ANZATA, ACATA or PTA members.
  • Must have completed an ACA CAT approved Course in your chosen field of Creative Arts Therapy or be a full member of ANZATA, ACATA or PTA.

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Senior Creative Arts Therapist

  • Must be a minimum Level 2 ACA Member or equivalent for ANZATA, ACATA or PTA members.
  • Must have completed an ACA CAT approved Course in your chosen field of Creative Arts Therapy or be a full member of ANZATA, ACATA or PTA.
  • Completed a minimum of 1,000 psychotherapy or counselling client contact hours in your chosen Creative Arts Therapy field within a 2-year period.

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Master Creative Arts Therapist

  • Must be a minimum level 3 or 4 ACA Member or equivalent for ANZATA, ACATA or PTA members.
  • Must have completed an ACA CAT approved Course in your chosen field of Creative Arts Therapy or be a full member of ANZATA, ACATA or PTA.
  • Completed a minimum of 3,000 psychotherapy or counselling client contact hours in your chosen Creative Arts Therapy field within a 5-year period.

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