A Snapshot of the Counselling and Psychotherapy Workforce

PACFA Research Committee

PACFA's Research Committee presents:

A snapshot of the counselling and psychotherapy workforce in Australia in 2020:
Underutilised and poorly remunerated, yet highly qualified and desperately needed

Member: $30
Student: $20
Non-Member: $50

11/11/2021 6:00pm-7:30pm AEDT (Daylight Savings Time, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra)

The PACFA Research Committee will present the findings of the 2020 PACFA workforce survey, providing a snapshot of the counselling and psychotherapy profession in Australia.
Talking points will include:
• The impact of Covid-19 and implications for our profession
The place of counsellors and psychotherapists in the mental health system
• How 
counsellors and psychotherapists may address gaps in the current mental health system
How counsellors and psychotherapists may provide support for rural and remote mental health
• Working with culturally, gender and religiously diverse therapy participants

For PACFA Registrants, the webinar counts as 1.5 hours of Category A CPD (Continuing Professional Development)


Research Chair:
Dr Alexandra Bloch-Atefi, Lecturer, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia
Deputy Chair:
Dr Tristan Snell, Lecturer, Master of Counselling, Monash University, Victoria

Committee members:
Dr Cathy Bettman, Senior Lecturer, Program Coordinator for the Master of Counselling, Discipline Coordinator of the Counselling major, The University of Notre Dame, Sydney NSW
Dr Elizabeth Day, Senior Lecturer, Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Australian College of Applied Psychology, and Senior Lecturer, Master of Psychotherapy, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Gina O’Neill, Registered Psychotherapist, Supervisor, Educator, NSW

Event Cancellations
Customers seeking to cancel their registration more than 5 working days (for courses) and 48 hours (for webinars) prior to the event date may request a credit to be applied to their account. Cancellations must be made in writing to [email protected] Cancellations made with less notice than this are non-refundable or exchangeable. Credits will be accessible through the PACFA Portal and are valid for up to a year from the purchase date. This policy is at the discretion of PACFA and may change. Queries should be directed to [email protected]

11/11/2021 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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