Referrals to clinical psychologists
The only referral service provided by ACPA is through the Find a Clinical Psychologist Directory. ACPA cannot provide referral details in response to telephone calls, emails or requests submitted on this page. All members listed on the Find a Clinical Psychologist Directory are endorsed clinical psychologists who hold the qualifications for endorsement by the Psychology Board of Australia. Not all endorsed clinical psychologists hold these qualifications.
Information about training as a psychologist
If you are interested in becoming or registering as a clinical psychologist in Australia the information you need is provided by the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) at: www.psychologyboard.gov.au
If you wish to determine the qualifications of a psychologist or clinical psychologist go to www.psychologyboard.gov.au and search the Register of Practitioners by name, state and the profession of psychology. Click on View Details to view the practitioner's qualifications and to determine if they are endorsed as a clinical psychologist. Please note that not all endorsed clinical psychologists hold the qualifications now required by the Board for endorsement. ACPA members do hold these qualifications.
Complaints about psychologists
If you have a concern or complaint about the professional conduct of, or treatment by a psychologist the appropriate body to contact is the Psychology Board of Australia at www.psychologyboard.gov.au. ACPA is not able to assist with these matters. More information to assist you in making a complaint is available here.
Accredited programs of study in psychology
If you are interested in finding information about accredited programs in psychology in Australia please visit the website of the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) at www.psychologycouncil.org.au/accredited-programs. APAC is currently deemed under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law as the accrediting body for programs in psychology.
Policy Requests / Suggestions
Members who wish to make a formal policy request/suggestion for the Board’s consideration please complete and submit the contact form below.
The Australian Clinical Psychology Association is NOT able to provide information regarding:
Referrals or information about members of the profession other than that found through the Find a Clinical Psychologist Directory on the website
- Complaints about psychologists. Refer instead to: www.psychologyboard.gov.au
- Registration requirements. Refer instead to: www.psychologyboard.gov.au
- Evaluation of qualifications for endorsement. Refer instead to: www.psychologyboard.gov.au
- Accredited courses in psychology. Refer instead to: www.psychologycouncil.org.au
- Training requirements to become a clinical psychologist in Australia. Refer instead to: www.psychologyboard.gov.au
- Internships or employment. ACPA does not provide information on or offer internships or employment for trainees or psychologists.
For other requirements relating to ACPA itself please submit the form below.