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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

IAC and LivingWorks - A Joint Vision for a World Safer from Suicide

21st March 2023

LivingWorks and the International Association for Counselling (IAC) are pleased to announce their partnership in promoting suicide prevention on an international scale. LivingWorks is the leading provider of suicide prevention training programs, including ...

IAC Executive Council Approves Universal Ethical Principles

07th March 2023

 On February 24, the International Association for Counselling Executive Council unanimously approved its Universal Declaration of Ethical Principles for Professional Counsellors, written by IAC President Bill Borgen and IAC Secretary Nathan Perron.IAC ...

IAC Europe Advocacy -- Meeting the President of the European Parliament

25th February 2023

IAC Europe News: Advocacy for Counselling -- Meeting the President of the European Parliament.A meeting has been confirmed with the President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, in Brussels, in April 2023. As part of the important push for ...