Promoting Ethical Counselling

Ethical practice is central to a counselling professional's work. We're committed to promoting ethical practice by developing evidence-based training standards, providing resources to support our members' ethical practice standards, and providing quality assurance to courses, services and individual practitioners through our accreditation schemes.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a Member?

For those who have met the association’s stipulated standards for the various Membership categories, Should attach copies of academic transcripts and certificates before obtaining the UCA identity card.

How can I be assured of a practitioners' professionalism?

By choosing a therapist registered with a professional body you can be reassured that they have met the standards of training and experience required by that organisation.

How does one renew their Member incase it expires?

When renewing Membership with Uganda Counselling Association, we follow the Counselling Calender year where a Specific amount is paid the UCA.

MentalPress 21

End of Year Greetings from the Head of Advocacy

2020 os drawing to a close at last. It was a year that made huge demands on all of us.
The COVID19 pandemic has gripped the world and stopped it in its tracks. Well its been one very unsual year, we started off with great plans to hold our annual conference followed by series of regional conferences, trainings, research, advocacy on various fronts among others which were stalled

Code of Ethics

Counsellors Code of Ethics

Our president Gastone Byamugisha launches the revised Counsellors Code of ethics and has called on all the counsellors in training and practice to follow the ethical consideration in order to upkeep the quality of the profession


TELEHEALTH: Stay Current Moving Forward

Telehealth services, driven by the pandemic, has certainly expanded to extraordinary levels, with more and more counselors using technology to connect with clients, mentors