Maria

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Date registered: April 15, 2014

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  1. Call for contributions to Psychotherapy & Counselling Today  — June 26, 2020
  2. Advocating for Higher Education reform  — June 26, 2020
  3. PACFA membership renewals open — June 19, 2020
  4. Special offer for PACFA Registrants subscribing to Coviu — May 1, 2020
  5. Member photos now available in Find a Therapist — April 24, 2020

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Coronavirus – Important information for PACFA members

PACFA has been monitoring the evolving situation in relation to the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). With the Coronavirus being declared by the World Health Organisation to be a pandemic on March 12th, the unfolding situation is expected to impact on PACFA and on our members. We recognise that many people, including our members, their …

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PACFA National Awards Scheme 2020 launched

PACFA has launched its National Awards Scheme for 2020. We are again offering the PACFA Outstanding Graduate Prize for the most outstanding final year students who graduate from PACFA-accredited counselling or psychotherapy programs. The National Awards Scheme was established in 2016 to recognise the outstanding academic achievements of counselling and psychotherapy graduates in Australia. For …

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Psychotherapy & Counselling Today launched

Psychotherapy & Counselling Today is a non peer-reviewed professional journal, in printed magazine format, which aims to provide PACFA members and a broader reading audience with stimulating and informative reading on psychotherapy and counselling in Australia.

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PACFA Annual Report 2019

PACFA has launched it 2019 Annual Report in preparation for the 2019 Annual General Meeting taking place on 5 October. The Annual Report highlights PACFA’s activities, achievements and financial results in the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019. It includes a Message from the PACFA President, Dr Di Stow, a Financial Report from …

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PACFA signs joint Letter to the Prime Minister – ‘Time To Fix Mental Health’

PACFA is one of more than sixty organisations that have signed a Joint Letter to the Prime Minister and the “Time To Fix Mental Health – Charter 2020”. The joint letter and Charter are the initiative of Mental Health Australia (MHA) of which PACFA is a member. The “Time To Fix Mental Health – Charter 2020” …

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Surveying members interested in the new PACFA Indigenous College

PACFA is conducting a short Member Survey to help identify Indigenous members of PACFA, and other members, who might be interested in getting involved in an initiative to start a new PACFA Indigenous College. The Survey will close soon so if you wish to participate, please do so by midday on Friday 9 August. Readers …

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PACFA is seeking a psychotherapist for a new consulting role

PACFA is seeking a senior and experienced psychotherapist for a consulting role that will contribute to the future development of the psychotherapy profession in Australia. The Psychotherapy Liaison Consultant will support the work of PACFA’s Psychotherapy Working Party. The Working Party is developing new standards for the formation of psychotherapists and undertaking a range of …

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Psychotherapy Working Party update

On the last Saturday in June, PACFA’s Psychotherapy Working Party met in Sydney to progress work on training pathways for psychotherapy and standards for the formation of psychotherapists. A smaller group was present as we had a few apologies, but the meeting was very productive and positive. Our discussions were informed by the recent consultation …

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New Chair of Professional Standards Committee appointed

The PACFA Board has appointed Dr Kate Briggs as the new Chair of the Professional Standards Committee (PSC). Kate will lead the PSC is its important role developing and advancing PACFA’s Training Standards, developing other policy documents that set standards for counselling and psychotherapy practice, and overseeing the integrity of PACFA’s National Register. Kate has …

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Recorded webinar on the PACFA Code of Ethics

Are you familiar with the PACFA Code of Ethics and are you confident applying it in your practice? The best way to really understand the Code of Ethics and how it can impact on your practice is to use it. In this webinar, PACFA’s Ethics Chair, Simone Falvey-Behr, we bring the Code of Ethics to …

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