The PACFA Ethics Committee is responsible for reviewing and developing PACFA’s Code of Ethics and overseeing the administration of PACFA’s complaints handling process. Complaints handling is a key function that PACFA undertakes as a peak body for the self-regulating profession of counselling and psychotherapy.
Members of the Ethics Committee are senior and experienced practitioners from the counselling and psychotherapy field. Through their membership of the Ethics Committee, committee members make a substantial contribution, on a voluntary basis, to ethical standards within the counselling and psychotherapy profession in Australia.
For information on how to make a complaint about the ethical conduct of a practitioner, PACFA or a PACFA Member Association, go to the Complaints page.
Download the Ethics Committee - Terms of Reference
Download the Position Description - Ethics Committee Chair
Committee Chair: Doug Aberle
Ian Goldsmith – Special Advisor to the Ethics Committee
For Ethics enquiries email the PACFA office.