Australian Counselling Association

We are delighted to be the choice insurance partner of the Australian Counselling Association. Our insurance products and support services have been specifically designed to support and guide members.


To obtain a professional indemnity and public/products liability insurance quotation, please click below

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Professional Indemnity and Public/Products Liability Insurance

Question: What is the underlying reason you buy insurance?

Answer:    For peace of mind and to protect your lifes work

We have designed a combined professional indemnity and public/products liability insurance policy exclusively for members of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).

The ACA program will:

  • Indemnify you for financial loss due to your professional negligence; and
  • Provide support and assistance when an allegation of professional wrongdoing is made against you

The policy covers recognised ACA activities including Counselling,  Psychotherapy, Hypnotherapy. Psychology, Teaching and Professional/Clinical Supervision.

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  • Simple online application
  • Competitive premiums
  • Nil Excess
  • Free advice to assist you respond to client complaints
  • Free advice to assist you respond to industry enquiries
  • Cover for claims arising from past counselling services (excludes known claims or circumstances)
  • Free run-off cover
  • Australia wide cover
  • Automatic Public Liability cover of $10,000,000

The policy is underwritten by Guild Insurance Limited. Guild support over 45 professional associations and their members in Australia.

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The ACA policy policy is designed to cover the specific risk profile of ACA members. Whilst not exhaustive, our policy is designed to cover claims or allegations of:

  • Wrongful / negligent treatment or advice
  • Incorrect diagnosis
  • Breach of Privacy
  • Breach of Confidentiality
  • Sexual / Physical misconduct (unless guilt is determined)
  • Defamation
  • Loss of documents
  • Teachers liability
  • Injury / property damage to clients in the course of running their practice
  • Inappropriate behaviour leading to an industry inquiry or investigation
  • False or misleading advertising

We can also assist ACA members with their other business insurance needs including:

  • Practice property / contents insurance
  • Mobile property / contents insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Employment Practices Liability Insurance
  • Tax Audit Insurance
  • Personal Accident and Sickness Insurance

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