Monthly Archive: April 2020

Report from the PACFA President

The April 2020 Report from the PACFA President to the PACFA Council has is now available on the PACFA website as a way to keep members informed of our recent activities.

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PACFA Webinar: Domestic violence in the LGBTIQA community

In March, the College of Counselling presented a live webinar on domestic violence in LGBTIQ communities as part of a series of webinars by the College of Counselling exploring power and control.

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Member photos now available in Find a Therapist

Practising members can now display a photo on their Therapist Profiles. This is a great new feature that we have launched in order to improve the PACFA ‘Find a Therapist’ search engine for members. If you have already uploaded a profile photo to your iMIS profile, this is now visible when people search for you …

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Participants sought for research study into body-based interventions after sexual assault

Somatic therapists and psychotherapists are currently being sought to participate in Masters research study exploring the somatic or body-based interventions therapists use when treating women who have been sexually assaulted and experienced an immobility response at the time of the sexual assault. Participation is completely voluntary and confidential. To learn more, please go to: https://www.pacfa.org.au/supporting-research-studies/ The deadline …

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Message from the PACFA President

PACFA President Dr Di Stow has recorded a message for all PACFA members about our COVID-19 response. The PACFA Office and Board, and the many volunteers who contribute to our mission, are working hard to implement PACFA’s COVID-19 response plan.

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PACFA Advocacy Update

PACFA would like to thank and acknowledge all our members who have contacted us calling for greater recognition and inclusion of Counsellors and Psychotherapists in the Australia Government‘s response to COVID-19, including through the Medicare Benefits Scheme.

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New PACFA Member Only Resources now available

PACFA is continuing to develop resources for members to assist you with your response to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). As part of our support for members, we are continually adding resources to our new Members Only Resources page.

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Editor appointed to Psychotherapy & Counselling Today

PACFA has appointed Dr Stephen Andrew as the Editor of Psychotherapy & Counselling Today. Congratulations Stephen! Stephen was the Guest Editor of the inaugural edition of the journal. The first edition was very well received by readers.

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