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Medibank and ahm offering new benefits for counselling

Medibank and ahm have announced new benefits for counselling which will be available on a wide range of their Extras products from 15 October 2020. 

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Update on COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria – Roadmap to Reopening

With the easing of restrictions in Victoria, Third Step restrictions now apply throughout regional Victoria and Second Step restrictions apply in metropolitan Melbourne.

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Advocating for Higher Education reform 

The PACFA CEO has written to the Education Minister, the Hon Dan Tehan, to express our concerns about the Government’s proposed Higher Education Reform Package.   The proposed reforms would see a huge increase in the cost of education programs in counselling and psychotherapy. If implemented, this would have a devastating impact on the counselling and psychotherapy profession as our training would become prohibitively expensive.   The Higher …

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PACFA membership renewals open

PACFA membership renewals are now open. PACFA members will need to complete the renewal process online at the new PACFA Portal.   While the official renewal date is 30 June, all members have a grace period of 1 month – until 31 July – to renew.  To prepare for a smooth renewal process, we would like to remind all members to first login …

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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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Important updates for PACFA members: COVID-19 pandemic response

As PACFA continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic response, we have written to members today with several important updates.

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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 Conference 2021 – Safety in therapy: Balancing risk and healing in an uncertain world

PACFA is proud to announce the theme of our next bi annual conference, which will be held in Adelaide form the 30th April to 2nd May 2021: Safety in Therapy: Balancing Risk and healing in an Uncertain World.

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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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Charter 2020 on Mental Health

PACFA has joined of 108 organisations in the mental health and suicide prevention sectors who have joined forces to launch Charter 2020 on mental health, led by Mental Health Australia.

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