Resources

A.S.P.A. www.somaticassociation.org.au/

Australian Association of Somatic Psychotherapists : A great description of who we are and what we do, including the official register for accredited clinical members.

P.A.C.F.A. www.pacfa.org.au

Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia: An Australia wide government recognised body that the A.S.P.A is a member of. This is fast becoming the ‘Gold Standard’ for psychotherapists and counsellors to become registered with.

E.M.D.R.A.A. www.emdraa.org 

 The Eye Movement and Desensitisation and Reprocessing Association of Australia is the Australia wide association which maintains and promotes the quality and integrity of EMDR practice, research, certification, training and education.

P.P.D.A. www.ppdassociation.org

Psychophysiologic Disorders Association. One of the goals of this non profit association is to advance the diagnosis and treatment of stress induced medical conditions. The Association was created by medical professionals, mental health practitioners, and patient advocates. Its mission is to transform the care of psychophysiologic disorders by educating professionals and the public.

I.A.R.P.P. www.iarpp.net

The International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. The relational turn in psychoanalytic thinking cuts across many schools of thought and this association offers a place for clinical and intellectual discussion and debate.

Goodtherapy www.goodtherapy.com.au

Goodtherapy is a great resource for many aspects of therapy in general but it is particularly good for finding a therapist in the right area, of the right gender and of the right theoretical orientation for you.