Become a member
Why join ACTO?
ACTO brings together therapists and supervisors working online. Although the profession is growing there is a great need for information about working online.
What does ACTO offer you?
- Entry into a directory that is searchable by the general public in search of a qualified online practitioner
- A forum were you can get in touch with other practitioners and ask questions about working online
- Find or list your own event in the field of online work
Applying for ACTO Professional Membership
his is open to qualified professional counsellors, psychotherapists, counselling psychologists and CBT therapists registered with BACP, UKCP, BPS, BABCP or similar organisations. Those with registration to a different professional membership body should check with our administrator for equivalence. For Professional Membership you will have needed to complete and pass an online training with an ACTO-approved online training provider.
Please contact us for advice about this if necessary.
Applying for ACTO Training Provider Membership
Applying for ACTO Organisational Membership
We recognize that there are many organisations interested in online therapy. If you feel your organisation would have something to contribute to the development of the profession and want to engage in the professional discussion, then we would welcome your membership.
Applying for ACTO Associate Section Membership
There are many professionals working in allied fields in mental health who have an interest in online therapy and beyond. We recognize this group of people can make a really useful contribution to the ACTO body of knowledge and resource sharing.
Applying for ACTO Student Membership
Applying for ACTO Research Membership
We are very keen to engage with a conversation between researchers and therapists for the good of the online profession, both in the private, NHS and third sectors.
To this end the ACTO Research Network actively seeks researchers from all backgrounds, not just those who have a mental health training, so that this aim can be furthered.
Applying for ACTO Research Student Membership
We are very keen to engage with a conversation between researchers, including student researchers, and therapists for the good of the online profession, both in the private, NHS and third sectors.
To this end the ACTO Research Network actively seeks researchers, and student researchers, from all backgrounds, not just those who have a mental health training, so that this aim can be furthered.
Applying for ACTO Retired Membership
We warmly welcome members for this section from our retired Professional Members. The Retired Membership Section is covered within 24.5 of The Constitution. The aim of the retired members section is to provide continuity between the history of our online profession, the present and the future and to ensure a vibrant community of online therapists, past and present. We recognize that our former members have been at the forefront of the development of online therapy and that to lose this wisdom, knowledge and experience would be a shame.