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Membership to Counsellors Victoria (CV)

Membership to Counsellors Victoria (CV) consists of three levels: Fellowship, Full Member and Student Members. Members must hold or be studying a Diploma or Higher in Counselling related studies.

Members are urged to be following an industry Code of Ethics or organisational policies and procedures to guide their work.

Monthly Meetings

Below you will find the Counsellors Victoria Inc meeting calendar with the meetings dates for 2022.

Meetings will be held online via Zoom, with short networking opportunities following the presentations. 

Members will be contacted via email regarding meeting presentation topics for the meeting calendar dates. 

CV Updates

Counsellors Victoria has recently undergone changes which include separating from the Australian Counselling Association as their Victorian Member Association.

Counsellors Victoria is now a professional development and networking provider for those with a diploma and higher in counselling related studies and those who are studying one of these courses.

We encourage our members to be following an industry Code of Ethics or organizational policies and procedures.
Membership gives access to the 10 professional development presentations each year and networking events held.

Members may be from all over Australia, not just Victoria.

Saturday 9th April @ 11am sharp! (for a 11am – 12.30pm presentation)

CV Presents:    Navigating the increase of eating disorder presentations in counselling due to the pandemic.

Eating disorder presentations have increased significantly over the past 2 years, based on the triggering of a series of traits that are vulnerable to constant change.

Eating disorder services are overloaded and families are desperately searching for support wherever it is available. This has increased the presentation of Eating Disorders in our counselling rooms and services, and for many Counsellors, is leaving them with more questions on what to do next, than ways to support the people they are caring for.

This presentation will include;

  • Why Eating Disorders have increased in counselling
  • What this means for us as counsellors
  • What it means for families
  • What it means for a person with an eating disorder
  • Some tips and tools that can help you as a professional
  • Using any cases that you have faced in your practices as examples to apply these tools and tips

 

Natalie Wild is CEO and founder of Redefine Life and The Collaborative Space, Registered Counsellor, Counselling Supervisor, workshop trainer, Keynote Speaker, and is on the founding committee for Simple Steps Solutions Inc.

Natalie has been working in the mental health field since 2006, and specialises in Eating Disorders and creating/using basic tools to tackle issues from the ground up.

This will be followed by a Q & A and the option to participate in networking in small groups.

 

CV Application

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To apply for membership to this Association, you must be an Australian resident, hold a minimum of Diploma in Counselling related studies or be studying one of these courses.

Members are urged to be following a relevant industry Code of Ethics or organizational polices and procedures which guide the members work practices.

Lodge a Complaint

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Complaints regarding therapists can be made to the relevant National member association of the therapist or to the Mental Health Complaints Commission (MHCC).