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Our Vision: A World Where Counselling is Available to All

ICC/IAC 2021 Convention,
Kuching, Malaysia

NEW DATES: 9th - 12th August 2021: The International Counselling Convention (ICC2021) that was due to take place in Kuching, Malaysia in 2020 has been rescheduled to take place one year later, at the same venue in KUCHING, MALAYSIA. The new dates are: 9th - 12th August 2021. Those already registered are free to receive a FULL REFUND or to remain registered and attend at the 2021 dates. Those already registered are free to receive a FULL REFUND or to attend on the new dates.

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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

Combating Racism

05th June 2020

As an association, IAC abhors the scourge of racism, racial discrimination and xenophobia. The horrific murder of George Floyd in the USA has shocked counsellors -- of all races and backgrounds -- across the world. We show our solidarity with all others who...

IAC Webinar Series -- Dr Dirk Rohr

04th June 2020

IAC Webinar Series Presents: Talking about Feelings – a Tribute to Otto Rank, Carl Rogers, Fritz Perls and Virginia Satir in Times of Covid-19Presenter: Dr. Dirk Rohr                         Webinar Recording: https://www.youtube.com/...

IAC Country Ambassadors

17th November 2019

What is the IAC Country Ambassadors Programme? In 2017 the IAC Executive Council (IAC EC) approved the establishment of a global network of IAC Country Ambassadors to represent and promote the Association. An IAC Country Ambassador is an IAC Member who ...