Membership

Membership Details

Membership with Academy of Certified Counsellors are listed as follow:

  • AFFILIATE MEMBER OF ACC (AFACC)
  • STUDENT MEMBER OF ACC (SMACC)
  • ASSOCIATE MEMBER (AMACC)
  • FULL MEMBER OF ACC (MACC)
  • CLINICAL MEMBER OF ACC (CMACC)
  • FELLOW MEMBER OF ACC (FACC)
  • INSTITUTIONAL MEMBER OF ACC (IMACC)

Details

Online Application And Payment

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Online Membership Renewal And Payment

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Details

Membership Criteria

1. Affiliate Member of ACC – S$120 for 3 years ($128.40 with GST)

  • Those who have just recently graduated from Junior Colleges, Tertiary Institutions, Universities, who have no background in counselling and would like to pursue and look into this field or are interested in counselling work.
  • You are entitled to print the membership position AFACC on your name cards

2. Student Member Of ACC (SMACC) S$100 for 2 years ($107.00 with GST)

  • Students who are presently undertaking Diploma courses offered by the ACC School of Counselling and Psychology or related courses offered by other recognized institutions (subjected to the approval of the ACC).

3. Associate Member Of ACC (AMACC) S$180 for 3 years ($192.60 with GST)

  • Persons who have graduated with a Diploma from the ACC School of Counselling and Psychology, or those with at least a Diploma in Counselling related field from a recognized institutions (subjected to the approval of the ACC).
    Click HERE for List of ACC Associate Members
  • Persons who are working as Social worker, counsellors or Psychologist with at least 100 hours of face to face counseling under supervision each year, or
  • Persons who are able to produce evidence of a minimum of 100 hours face to face counselling under supervision each year.
  • You are entitled to print the membership position AMACC on your name cards

4. Full Member Of ACC (MACC) S$240 for 3 years ($256.80 with GST)

  • Persons who have a Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling or a related field; or
  • Persons who have a Diploma in Counselling or in related field must have at least three years of practical experience in counselling or a related field, or
  • Persons who are able to produce evidence of a minimum of 300 hours face to face counselling under supervision each year.
  • You are entitled to print the membership position MACC on your name cards

5. Clinical Member Of ACC (CMACC) S$300 for 3 years ($321.00 with GST)

  • Persons who have at least a Master’s Degree in Counselling or a related field; and
  • Persons who have at least five years of practical experience and have completed at least 300 hours of either face to face, group work and/or supervision each year.
  • Persons who have supervised counsellors or people of related field of at least 50 hours each year.
  • You are entitled to print the membership position CMACC on your name cards

6. Fellow Member Of ACC (FACC) Only by Invitation

  • This category is for individual who has contributed to the field of counselling and psychology.
  • This is by invitation only.
  • You are entitled to print the honorific FACC on your name cards

7. Institutional Member Of ACC (IMACC) S$500/year ($535.00 with GST)

  • For Companies, Organizations, Corporations, etc. who are keen to provide professional counselling and psychotherapy for their employees, stakeholders, etc.
  • You will receive a membership certificate with your organisation name printed

Benefits of being ACC Members

A) General

  • A Membership Certificate will be issued to every member of ACC.
  • The validity of the Certificate will be in accordance to the starting date and duration of membership fee paid.
  • The Certificate of Membership can be placed in their office premises or personal keeping to establish their recognition with ACC.
  • A fee of S$20 would be charge to anyone who wishes to replace the Membership certificate.
  • Student members may print their membership position (e.g. AFACC, AMACC, MACC, CMACC, etc.) on their name cards.

B) Workshops and Seminars

  • All Members will enjoy our workshop and seminars at Member rate.
  • Please refer to www.certifiedcounsellors.org for a list of workshops and seminars

C) Related Field

  • Opportunities to interact with professionals in the field.
  • Invitations for professional group talks and discussions.
  • Latest news update on trends in counselling and psychology.

D) Counselling Services

  • Counselling services by Professionals at special rates
  • For Institutional members, their employees can be referred to Singapore Counselling Centre (SCC) for counselling at 10% off normal fees unless otherwise stated by the contractual agreements between SCC and the institute concerned.

Membership Administrative Requirements

1. Please Click Here to download Membership Application Form.
2. Please be sure to read the Code of Ethics and to abide by it.
3. Submit in person or mail completed Membership Application Form (Original) to :

The Academy of Certified Counsellors
51 Cuppage Road,
#03-03,
Singapore 229469

along with your preferred membership category and a cheque made payable to Academy of Certified Counsellors.

4. Ensure the following documents are attached:

  • a) Photocopy of NRIC for Singapore citizen or PR; FIN for those under work permit
  • b) Photocopy of relevant Certificates;
  • c) Photocopy of Other Professional Membership Certificates
  • d) Records of Counselling practice hours, supervision hours, Continuous Professional Education, etc.

5. Upon approval, applicants would be notified to make payment of corresponding Membership Fee.

Notes

  • All policies stated above are subjected to change at the sole discretion of ACC
  • All members are to abide to the Code of Ethics of ACC
  • The Code of Ethics, Membership Details in PDF, Approving procedures for applicants are available at the Academy of Certified Counsellors website at www.certifiedcounsellors.org
  • For counselling services, please see “Terms and Conditions” under Singapore Counselling Centre at www.scc.sg
  • For Clinical Members who are currently practicing but wishes to come under the Singapore Counselling Centre, or in need for a counselling room, they can call the Academy of Certified Counsellors to arrange for a meeting to discuss the necessary policies and rates.