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The Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC) is the professional body representing counsellors, psychotherapists, counselling educators and students in Singapore. SAC has come a long way – from a small group, we have now grown to over 1200 members, with members from both the public and private counselling sectors. 

SAC established the Register of Counsellors in March 2003 and the Register of Clinical Supervisors in March 2017.  To date, we have more than 370 Registered Counsellors and 100 Registered Clinical Supervisors, and many more working towards registration. 

SAC has been a full member of the National Council of Social Services (NCSS) since April 2015 and a member of the International Association for Counselling.


To be a professional body representing the interests of counsellors and psychotherapist in Singapore, including generating knowledge sharing and establishing best practice standards, to generate continued growth of the profession to meet the interests of clients.


  1. To protect the interest of clients, the community and the profession by maintaining standards of counsellor training and practice, including establishing standards of supervision.

  2. To involve individuals, groups and stakeholders with interest in the field of counselling through dialogue and activities.

  3. To be the accreditation body for counselling professions and practitioners in Singapore

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