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Our Vision: A World Where Counselling is Available to All

IAC Continuing Education

IAC Continuing Education Presents: 'Transcultural Counselling' A unique opportunity to learn online from world-renowned counselling experts. This 20-hour course is self-paced. Increase your cross-cultural responsiveness. in a flexible and supported learning. Receive a Certificate of Completionand fulfil 20 Continuing Education (CEU) Hours / Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours. Low-pricing to increase global accessibility.  

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World Mapping of
the Counselling Profession

IAC is currently engaged in a major global counselling project entitled the 'World Mapping of the Counselling Profession'. We are compiling data and information about the scale, standards and contexts of counselling activity in each of the world's 196 countries. We have carried out the mapping of the pilot region (Latin-America) in partnership with the American Counseling Association (ACA) -- whose support we gratefully acknowledge. 

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Dear International Counselling Colleagues, We wish to show our solidarity and support to all those working to alleviate suffering as a result of the spread of the coronavirus/covid-19 outbreak worldwide. We hope our colleagues will stay safe. We recommend close monitoring of factual information provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and reputable media organisations

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  • IAC - Connecting Counsellors Worldwide

    IAC - Founded in 1966
  • "This is what we were missing all along as we were just scattered all over without a common body to coordinate and regulate our much needed services in our various communities"

    Brilliant B Ncube - Zimbabwe

Latest news

Israel-Hamas Conflict Resources for Counsellors

17th October 2023

As an international non-profit organization with a humanitarian mission, IAC promotes well-being, respect, social justice, and peace. We are deeply saddened and concerned by the recent violence in the Israel-Hamas conflict and the tragic loss of lives ...

Malawi Association for Counselling Reaches Survivors After Cyclone Freddy

28th June 2023

 by Dominc Nsona, Malawi Association for Counselling President and IAC Africa Regional Representaive Malawi was one of the worst hit countries by Cyclone Freddy. "We have nothing left; we lost everything: our families, our children and parents, everything...

IAC Practitioners Roundtable Explores International Issues, Practice, & Research

30th May 2023

IAC's Counselling Practitioners Roundtable, a forum for international practitioners to come together to discuss practice and research across multicultural contexts, met on May 26 with participants from around the world.After introductions, IAC Counselling ...