About Us

Our Vision

We strive to be the most inclusive community entity that provides essential resources and opportunities to promote sustainability in who we are and what we do.​

Our Mission

We uphold our valued members who provide mental welling support to our community members in need, using counselling related skills. Regardless of their profession, education, or years of experience, if our members support the community, we support them

Our Values

Integrity: All resources, opportunities, and services are current, best-practice, and evidence-based. Support: We provide resources, opportunities, and services to all of our members at no, or low, cost. Inclusivity: Our members represent many different professions, but all provide wellness and wellbeing services to community members regardless of ethnicity, sexuality, spirituality, gender, age, or disability. Sustainability: We believe in ensuring our members are supported for their own mental wellbeing, and we believe in undertaking these roles in a sustainable way ourselves.


Join us in continuing to strengthen Australia’s community and counselling association.

The Australian Community Counsellors Association (ACCA) is an inclusive professional association that prides itself in supporting those employed in roles aimed at promoting wellness and wellbeing services to community members using counselling related skills.  Our members are counsellors, mental health nurses, mental health support workers, disability support workers, guidance officer, general nurses, art therapists, and community service workers. 



Individual Membership in the Association is a simple process. From 1 September 2020, there have been some small changes to new and renewing member applications.

  • Student Membership
  • Affiliate Membership
  • Full Membership

Clinical Supervision

The Australian Community Counselling Association provides access to group and individual clinical supervision sessions online through our ACCA Connect member’s only portal.

  • Individual Supervision
  • Group Supervision
  • Reflect and experience growth within your practice

Professional Development

Professional development is all about providing a training and development plan that identifies suitable opportunities for you and your staff to broaden your knowledge base.

  • Build confidence and credibility
  • Develop Your Skills
  • Keeps You Up To Date
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Our Team