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Promoting all that is best in online therapy

ACTO is the leading organisation for online therapy and online therapists.

ACTO promotes, maintains and improves online counselling and psychotherapy as a recognised method of therapeutic delivery within the mental health professions. This website is a key resource for those working online or considering working online. If you are looking for an online therapist, or a supervisor, go to our directories of qualified practitioners.

LATEST NEWS, EVENTS & BLOGS
  • Safeguarding Children & Young People While Working Online – September 17th
    Workshop with Sally Evans and Andrew Reeves This workshop is the first in a series which is focusing on working with Children & Young People online and is a collaboration between ONLINEVENTS and ACTO. About this event In this 2 hour workshop, there will be input from Sally and Andrew as they share their learnings […]
  • Thinking of using video games therapeutically?
    Qualified Counsellor Ellie Finch explores the benefits & key considerations when using video games for working with younger clients. Perhaps, like me, you’ve experienced the children and young people you work with talk with enthusiasm about games like Minecraft or Fortnite – and could see how much using a video game therapeutically could engage them […]
  • Play to your strengths
    Two autistic members of ACTO challenge all of us to think differently This blog post is written by two autistic members of ACTO, with over thirty years of experience between us. We both became therapists before we knew we were autistic, and discovering something so essential about the selves we truly are has proved enlightening […]
  • ACTO is supporting Neurodiversity Celebration Week
    ACTO’s CYP team wish to bring awareness to Neurodiversity Celebration Week, which supports changes in attitude and understanding. Sienna Castellon, the founder of Neurodiversity Celebration week www.neurodiversityweek.com and a real innovator, has worked hard since 2018 to change minds and narratives from her own experiences, to ensure that we all move forward in a more […]