Classes of Membership

Membership of the Counsellors Victoria consists of three levels:

  • Fellowship
  • Full Member
  • Student Member

Members meet the standards and criteria as laid down by the Association for Full and Student Membership and are currently financial members of the Australian Counselling Association prior to being eligible for CV membership. All members subscribe to the Objects, Code of Conduct and Ethics of the CV.

Benefits of Membership

  • Professional Development Program
  • Supervision
  • Networking with Peers
  • Workshops, Conferences and Seminars (at members rates)
  • Quarterly e-Newsletters
  • Professional Recognition
  • A Voice and Strength in Advocacy
  • Counsellor Directory listing
  • Advertising at reduced rates
  • Monthly Meetings
  • Membership Certificate


Membership Application

Please note to apply for membership to this association you must be a full member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) or currently undertaking recognized counselling studies. The ACA is this association’s umbrella body and we abide by the Code of Conduct and the Disciplinary Code of ACA. All members of this association are accountable in regard to complaints to the ACA and must abide by the outcomes of the ACA disciplinary process.

Each Member will receive a Membership Certificate, which should be displayed in a place of easy viewing and access by the public/clients when practicing as a Counsellor with membership to the Association.

Pro-Rata Membership Fees

THE SPECIAL 2020 COVID-19 MEMBERSHIP FEES – valid for memberships until 30th June 2021.

1st July to 30th June: $40.00 (Full member) / $20.00 (Student)

To apply for CV Membership please complete the Application Form below. If you have trouble completing this online form, you can complete the .doc form below and email it to OR along with supporting documentation.



Application Form

Supporting Documentation

Once you have submitted this application form any required supporting documentation can be forwarded to:

Lesley Stevenson, Memberships

PO Box 1005

Seaford VIC 3198

Any queries regarding this application can be directed to Lesley Stevenson, Membership Officer on 0410 497 221 or by email OR

Please be aware that it may take up to four weeks for your application to be processed.


Please use the following bank details for your membership fee payments:

Bendigo Bank

Name: Counsellors Victoria Inc

BSB: 633 108

Account: 120 414 073

Reference: Your Name

**Please email confirmation of your payment to Lesley Stevenson, Membership Officer at OR