Covid-19

Covid-19

Dear International Counselling Colleagues,

We wish to convey our solidarity and support to all those working to alleviate suffering as a result of the spread of the Coronavirus 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. We know that our colleagues around the world are thinking of all those affected and send their support to all healthcare staff fighting this virus.

Rolling WHO updates HERE:https:https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen

Global Coronavirus Case Tracker: HERE

WHO Advice to Counsellors: Embrace providing care through Skype, video-conferencing, or similar means. Read and share our guidance on "Mental Health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreakavailable HERE

Other related WHO materials:

Updates and advice for counsellors from a sample of National Counselling Associations:

  • Asociación Argentina de Counselors 
  • Asociacion Argentina de Counselors HERE (offering free telephone counselling throughout all of Argentina!)
  • Trinidad and Tobago Association of Psychologists (TTAP) HERE   --  Video HERE
  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy HERE
  • American Counselling Association: HERE
  • American Mental Health Counselors Association HERE
  • Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) HERE
  • Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) HERE
  • Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy HERE
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) HERE       
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Beratung / German Association for Counselling (DGfB) HERE

IAC wishes to support our members so please do not hesitate to contact us at ceo@iac-irtac.org

Thank You