Professional Membership (Low-Income-Economy Countries only)


IAC Professional Membership: Intended for those from Non High-Income Economy Countries only (All countries that are not high-income economies (HIE). An HIE Country as designated by the World Bank index (listed at bottom of page). Countries not listed are considered non-HIE countries. In certain cases (e.g. groups, least economically developed countries) a futher discount may apply. Please check with IAC ( if unsure. This category contains a wide array of member benefits including:

  1. Up-to-date information on International Counselling Developments
  2. IAC Journal: International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling (Quarterly) -- and access to all back-issues since 1978.
  3. IAC Certificate of Membership (Click to see sample)
  4. Use of Designation/Title* 
  5. IAC Member Logo
  6. Significant conference and events discounts
  7. Contribute to decisions of strategic importance to the counselling profession (through feedback, meetings and surveys)
  8. Service opportunities in volunteering roles
  9. Opportunity to contribute to global counselling research (e.g. the World Mapping of the Counselling Profession) and projects
  10. Four Newsletters per year (International news, counselling articles, employment, training, events, exchange etc.)
  11. Advocacy support for your country's counselling aims (e.g. support in seeking better recognition for counselling)
  12. Contribute and participate from anywhere in the world.
  13. Voting rights at General Assembly/Meetings
  14. Support the IAC vision of "A world where counselling is available to all"
  15. Fast, user-friendly and low-cost application
  16. Enhance your skills, knowledge and international opportunities.
  17. Communicates your values
  18. Contacts & Network: Connect and share experiences with a worldwide professional network of counsellors and leaders of the profession.
  19. Multiple Continuing Education opportunities including one Free Webinars each year. 

* IAC membership is not a form of authentication (verification, credentialing, accreditation or validation). IAC membership, in any category, indicates that the person supports the development aims and work of IAC.


  • Open To LEDC & LIC Residents Only
  • IAC Journal, Webnars and Newsletters
  • Certificate of Membership
  • Worldwide Contacts and Network
  • Global Counselling Practice, Education and Policy Updates
Yearly Fee: