ACTO Blog + News

ACTO Blog + News

  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Talking to children and young people about the invasion of Ukraine
    The following links may help CYP, parents and practitioners. We acknowledge that for families who had have to flee other war torn areas, these events may be triggering for them and their children.  We also […]
  • NHS goals to improve equality within the NHS
    ACTO Inclusion & Diversity director Olivia Djouadi gives her views on the NHS’ equality objectives NHS England and NHS Improvement has six objectives (see in the table below) which seek to improve equality and specifically […]
  • Thinking About Online Counselling Training?
    [Paid ad] OLT4c have several options.  We are fully online, delivering training in online counselling and supervision including diploma level to therapists PLUS we offer bespoke training courses to skilled helpers, helpline advisors and support […]
  • Fee increase announcement (From June 1st)
    Membership Fees  From June 1st 2021, ACTO is introducing a small increase in its membership fees to keep pace with inflation. They are as follows: Level 1 Member from £38.75 to £40 Level 2 Professional Member (including […]
  • Volunteers wanted
    We have been listening to you and we would like to give the members more input. Over the next two months the website will be completely overhauled by a professional designer. We want to do […]
  • Mind joins ACTO as charity grows its online therapy services
    As client & counsellor needs change, the Mind network seeks to develop its digital capacity, accessing ACTO’s ethical framework and standards ACTO, the Association for Counselling and Online Therapy, is delighted to announce that Mind […]

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