To become a Registered Counsellor (RC), only Clinical Member can submit application via online portal:-

  1. A one-time admin fee of $50 is applicable for the application of Clinical Membership (Registered Counsellor).
  2. Upload PDF copies of your counselling log sheet (600 face-to-face counselling hours – broken down into individual sessions) endorsed by your supervisor(s) or Director
  3. Upload PDF copies of your clinical supervision log sheet (60 hours of Clinical Supervision must be broken down into individual sessions according to each supervisor).
    1. Log sheets must be individually endorsed by a SAC Registered Counsellor or SAC Registered Clinical Supervisor (preferred).
    2. If you have multiple supervisors, please note that log sheets must be signed individually by each supervisor i.e. supervisors are not allowed to sign off on behalf of other supervisors.
    3. If your supervisor is not SAC registered, we would require a copy of curriculum vitae (CV) of that supervisor.
  4. Upload PDF copies of your academic transcripts from universities
  5. Current letter of employment on an official company letterhead
  6. Have a valid Professional Indemnity Insurance (“PI”) cover from your company or insured under SAC’s AIG Group Insurer (New Requirement w.e.f. March 2015 – Please see Article 5.5 of the SAC Constitution).  You can also apply for exemption.

*2-Yearly Renewal of Registered Counsellor Status

According to Article 5.3 of the SAC Constitution, for each two-year period registered as a SAC Registered Counsellor, the registrant shall renew by fulfilling the following requirements via online:-

  1. Complete 50 hours of Continuing Professional Education
    1. For each course/workshop/seminar, please upload a certificate OR letter of attendance (on official letterhead) in PDF format
  2. Complete 400 hours of face-to-face counselling (please ensure that log sheets are available upon request).
  3. Have a valid Professional Indemnity Insurance