Established in 2002, the Uganda Counseling Association (UCA) is dedicated to advancing the counseling profession in Uganda. As the country’s largest association, UCA represents professionals across various settings. Membership is open to trained counselors, para-counselors, students, and workplace counseling users.

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Our Vision

Professional Counseling Embraced.

Our vision is widespread embrace of professional counseling for mental well-being and personal growth, achieved through advocacy, education, and collaboration

Join The Counseling Journey!

At UCA We help you get in the counseling profession.

Our Mission

Promoting Professionalism in Counselling Through Training..

To promote professionalism in counseling through training ,practice,research and development of members and other stakeholders in Uganda.

Our Core Values


Our organization operates with openness and clarity in all our dealings, fostering trust and accountability.


We prioritize honesty and sincerity in our interactions, providing clients with genuine support and guidance.


We ensure equitable access to counseling services for all individuals, regardless of background or circumstance.


Upholding the highest ethical standards, we maintain integrity in our practices, ensuring the well-being and confidentiality of our clients.


We deliver quality counseling services with professionalism and expertise, upholding professional standards and best practices.

Team Work

Collaboration is central to our approach, as we work cohesively as a team to deliver comprehensive and effective counseling services.

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Meet Our Dedicated Team

At the Uganda Counseling Association (UCA), our team is comprised of passionate professionals committed to advancing the field of counseling in Uganda.

Elizabeth Okello - Elizabeth Okello
Association President
Elizabeth Okello

Association President

Emmanuel Freeman -UCA Public Relation Officer
Gitta Emmanuel

PRO | Head Of Advisory

Gastone Byamugisha
Gastone Byamugisha

Counselling Psychologist

Winfred Kyosaba
Ms.Winfred Kyosaba

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Services We Provide

Choose the best service option for you!

Our services are tailored to meet diverse needs and are delivered with compassion, expertise, and confidentiality. Whether you’re seeking individual counseling, family therapy, or workplace support, our dedicated team is here to provide you with the guidance and assistance you need.

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