Practitioner Resources

This section contains a wide range of resources for Counsellors and Psychotherapists, including a password protected Member Only Resources section for our current members. 

PACFA Code of Ethics

PACFA’s Code of Ethics sets high standards of ethical practice in the interests of protecting clients from harm are to ensure the professionalism and integrity of the profession is maintained. This section also provides information PACFA’s complaints process in relation to the ethical conduct of practitioners and PACFA Member Associations.

Private Health Funds

PACFA Registrants in private practice who meet certain criteria can offer private health insurance rebates to clients with appropriate cover under specific private health funds. This section offers information on practitioner eligibility, and how to register  and claim for services under selected funds.

Professional Recognition

In addition to Private Health Funds, PACFA members with appropriate qualifications and experience are enjoy professional recognition under a range of government funded and independent initiatives, including the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the Trauma Support Directory, Work Cover and Victims Services in NSW, and a wide range of Employee Assistance Programs. This section contains information on eligibility, applications processes and opportunities to provide services. 

Professional Indemnity Insurance

This section contains information on mandatory insurance requirements and opportunities for discounted insurance as a PACFA member through Insurance House.

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information for Members

PACFA has compiled and is continually updating a set of useful resources on professional practice and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic response. This section also contains a link to password protected member only resources to support your practice during and after the pandemic response. 

Resources, Polices & Guidelines

This section contains a range of useful documents including:

Training Standards
Ethical Standards
Practice Guidelines
PACFA Policies

Practitioner Document & Forms

Access this section to download documents and forms including Insurance applications, Counselling & Psychotherapy brochures and Codes of Conduct 

FAQS Practitioners

Answers to a range of commonly asked questions about the scope of PACFA’s activities, becoming a PACFA Member, registration and accreditation.