For Students

Welcome to the Student Hub

The CCAA Student hub of our website contains information about membership and other resources.

FREE Student Membership

Connecting with a professional association is an important part of a student’s journey to becoming a counsellor.

We’re committed to helping counselling and psychotherapy students appropriately and ethically integrate Christian faith with their work, and membership with CCAA provides access to professional guidance on how best to achieve this, as well as practical advice and support from a national, collaborative network of professional Christian counsellors.

That’s why we’ve made CCAA membership FREE for students currently studying to achieve their counselling qualifications.

As well as being supported with study, practice and career progression, students receive discounts to professional development events and communications like CCAA eNews and the annual journal.

Student Research Awards

The mission of the Christian Counsellors Association of Australia (CCAA) is to promote the responsible integration of faith and practice and to encourage and promote excellence in counselling and psychotherapy.

CCAA is pleased to announce two awards for excellence in student research that each carry a cash prize of $250 and publication of the winning paper/s in Counselling Connections Across Australia.

The awards are for ‘Excellence in Research’ and ‘For Outstanding Contribution to Christian Counselling Excellence’.

Counselling Connections Across Australia is the national journal of CCAA and is published annually. The purposes of the journal are

  • To publicise and promote Christian Counsellors Association of Australia (CCAA) to the professional counselling community
  • To develop the practice and understanding of Counselling and Psychotherapy through research and reflection on theory and clinical experience.
  • To provide an avenue for appropriate written expression to the Christian counselling fraternity.
  • To express the values, vision and mission of CCAA.