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PACFA Member Associations

PACFA’s Member Associations are organisational members of PACFA that are professional associations within the counselling and psychotherapy profession. These professional associations have developed to support and represent members practising specific types of counselling and psychotherapy, or to support and represent members practising in particular geographic locations.

Currently there are 22 PACFA Member Associations which are listed below by the categories.

Please click on the name of a Member Association for information about that association and for a link to its website.

PACFA Member Associations – Geographic

Counselling Association of South Australia (CASA)
Queensland Counsellors Associations (QCA)

PACFA Member Associations – Specialist modalities and other practice approaches

Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists (AABCAP)
Australian Association of Family Therapy (AAFT)
Australian Transactional Analysis Association (ATAA)
Association of Soul Centred Psychotherapists (ASCP)
Association of Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapists (ATEP)
Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Psychodrama Association (AANZPA)
Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis (ACP)
Australian Radix Body Centered Psychotherapy Association (ARBPA)
Christian Counsellors Association of Australia (CCAA)
Dance Therapy Association of Australia (DTAA)
Gestalt Australia New Zealand (GANZ)
Melbourne College of Contemporary Psychotherapy (MCCP)

Former Member Associations that became PACFA Colleges from 1 July 2016

Australian Association of Relationship Counsellors (AARC)
Australian Somatic Psychotherapy Association (ASPA)
Society of Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators (SCAPE)

Former Member Associations that became PACFA Branches from 1 July 2016

Counsellors and Psychotherapists Association of NSW (CAPA NSW)
Counsellors and Psychotherapists Association of Victoria (CAPAV)
Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Canberra and Region (CAPACAR)
Professional Counselling Association of Tasmania (PCA TAS)
Psychotherapists and Counsellors Association of WA (PACAWA)