Queensland Counsellors Association Inc. (QCA) is a professional association for counsellors and psychotherapists established in 1973 to provide a voice for members.

QCA is dedicated to supporting its members and enhancing the quality of counselling and psychotherapy services to the community.

Our aims are to

  • Improve the quality of counselling services in Queensland
  • Promote the professional status, identity and visibility of counselling and psychotherapy in the community
  • Promote employment opportunities for counsellors and psychotherapists
  • Enhance the growth and development of professional counselling through ongoing professional development and supervision
  • Promote an accepted Code of Ethics for counsellors and psychotherapists 

Benefits of QCA membership include

  • Access to relevant information and resources about counselling and psychotherapy
  • Opportunities for monthly professional development and networking with other practitioners
  • Access to a list of QCA accredited supervisors
  • A voice to lobby nationally via QCA’s involvement as a Member Association of PACFA
  • Automatic listing on QCA’s member register
  • Access to listing on PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia) national
  • register, which is part of ARCAP (Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists)
  • A quarterly newsletter
  • Opportunity to advertise via the QCA website and QCA’s extensive email contact list
  • Support for members when choosing insurance for Professional Indemnity
  • Reduced attendance fees at events held by QCA and certain other PACFA affiliated organisations 
QCA 1 New Membership Application - Affiliate



NB: PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS FORM FOR RENEWING YOUR MEMBERSHIP Affiliate membership is for those using counselling skills in their employment, but who... More 

QCA 2 NEW Membership Application - Associate, Provisional or Clinical - Do not use this form for renewing or upgrading if you are already a member



QCA membership is a significant indicator of a practitioner's training and experience in counselling and psychotherapy. QCA Associate members must... More 

QCA 9. Application for Reinstatement of Membership - Affiliate, Associate, Provisional or Clinical



This form is to be used to apply for reinstatement of your membership if you have resigned or your membership has been suspended or lapsed *Please Note... More