PACFA President makes Marriage Equality Statement

The impact of marriage equality and marriage denial on the health of LGBTIQ people:
A statement from Dr Di Stow President of Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA).

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College of Educators launches new membership pathway

The Australian College of Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators (ACCAPE) has launched a new pathway for College membership. Under the new pathway, leaders and researchers in the counselling and psychotherapy education field, who have undertaken a different type of training from the PACFA Training Standards, will be eligible for Academic membership of PACFA and of the College. …

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PACFA submission to Government Inquiry – 1800 RESPECT Service

PACFA has made a submission to the Inquiry into the Delivery of National Outcome 4 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children. Download the PACFA Submission. The Inquiry is aimed at ensuring services meet the needs of women and their children who are experiencing violence, insofar as Outcome 4 is given effect …

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A Tribute to the Life of Juliana Triml

Our colleague, Juliana Triml passed away suddenly in her flat on Saturday 9th September, aged 69. Juliana has been a faithful and proactive member of CAPA/PACFA ever since the inception of CAPA all those years ago. She will be remembered as one of the stalwarts of our profession in Sydney and we pay tribute to …

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Call for expressions of interest for PACJA roles

Call for new PACJA Editor PACFA’s online journal, PACJA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia), is searching for a new Editor. PACJA is an international, peer-reviewed journal which aims to contribute to the evidence-base for counselling and psychotherapy. The journal publishes theoretical essays, experiential reports, and empirical studies featuring quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-method approaches. PACJA …

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New PACFA CPD Endorsement Scheme launched

PACFA has launched a new CPD Endorsement scheme. Under the new scheme, providers of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events may apply to PACFA to have their events endorsed. All endorsed events meet the requirements of PACFA’s CPD Policy and are automatically recognised by PACFA for CPD hours for PACFA membership and registration purposes. Endorsement includes use of …

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PACFA Jobs officially launched

PACFA has launched a new service, PACFA Jobs, to provide employers of counsellors and psychotherapists with free job advertising. PACFA Jobs is aimed at assisting both employers and registered practitioners. As peak body for the counselling and psychotherapy profession, PACFA has an important role supporting the process of matching jobs with suitably qualified and experienced practitioners. PACFA …

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PACJA Edition Five published

Edition 5 of PACJA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia), PACFA’s online research journal, has been published at the PACJA website. PACJA is an international, open-source, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing original papers of quality. The journal offers immediate access to practice, theory, and research articles, and is a valuable resource for practitioners, researchers, educators …

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Call for nominations for College Leadership Groups

PACFA is calling for nominations for the Leadership Group of the following PACFA Colleges: Australian College of Relationship Counsellors NOMINATION FORM Australian College of Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators NOMINATION FORM College of Counselling NOMINATION FORM College of Psychotherapy NOMINATION FORM Somatic Psychotherapy modality of the College of Psychotherapy NOMINATION FORM All PACFA Provisional and Clinical …

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PACFA SA officially launched

PACFA’s new South Australia Branch, PACFA SA, was officially launched on 1 July 2017. Applications are now being taken from South Australians interested in joining PACFA. To join, go to the PACFA Portal. Five volunteers have formed a Leaership Group for the Branch: Pat Bradley (Convenor), Patrick Moloney, Alison Kirk, Gia Pyrlis, Bev Pope. The …

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