Join the ACP
Membership of the Association of Counselling Psychologists is open to Counselling Psychologists registered with the Psychology Board of Australia, and both current students and graduates of APAC accredited Counselling Psychology training. Please note that ACP membership is paid via PayPal and runs yearly from the date you first joined. In order to participate in the AGM in August you must be registered as a current ACP member.
Existing ACP Members
If you are already an ACP member, please make sure you first login via the top menu on this screen, selecting 'ACP Members' then 'ACP Member Login' from the drop down menu. You will need your username and password to proceed. Once logged in you can return to this screen and proceed with renewal. This is important to avoid duplication of membership and to save you time by retaining your details provided when you initially joined.
New ACP Members
Please select from one of the three membership categories below. You will be invited to complete a profile form which will give enable you to nominate a username and password to access the Member Only sections of this website. When you are ready to proceed please choose from one of the items below.
Student Membership is available for current students of APAC accredited Counselling Psychology degrees. For students in their first year of their degree, membership is free. For students in their second or subsequent years of study, the annual rate of $25 applies to ACP Student Membership. Depending on what year of study you are currently in, please choose the appropriate option below.
Provisional Membership is available for all trainees who have completed APAC accredited Counselling Psychology degrees. The annual rate of $50 applies to ACP Provisional membership. This grade of ACP membership reflects those who are working towards full registration as a Counselling Psychologist. From 2013, the ACP allows a 5 year period between completing qualifications and beginning a registrar process. All existing ACP members who have completed their training are being grandfathered into this system and will have until 2018 to begin the registrar process. If this category of ACP membership applies to you, please select one of the options below.
Full Membership is available for all fully registered Counselling Psychologists in Australia. The annual rate of $50 applies to ACP Full Membership. If this applies to you, please select your preferred option below.
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