Yearly Archive: 2012

Submission to the Review of the Australian Government Rebate on Private Health Insurance for Natural Therapies

In its submission to the Department of Health and Ageing in relation to The Natural Therapies Review, PACFA recommends the inclusion of psychotherapy, counselling and hypnotherapy in the list of natural therapies to be subsidised through the Australian government’s rebate on private health insurance. The…

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Private health cover needed for counselling and psychotherapy

The Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) has joined with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) to request eight of the major private health funds to provide better private health cover for counselling and psychotherapy. PACFA and ACA, as peak bodies for the counselling and…

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ARCAP Media Release

The Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (ARCAP) has been officially launched with a new website, www.arcapregister.com.au. Simon Clarke, Director of ARCAP said “this is a historic achievement for counselling and psychotherapy in Australia as the ARCAP provides a single national register of …

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Submission to Private Health Funds

Counselling and psychotherapy is a self-regulated profession with two peak bodies, the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia and the Australian Counselling Association (ACA), providing leadership and regulation mechanisms for the profession. PACFA and ACA have now joined together to…

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