National AACI Launch 24th November 2014

Minister James Reilly TD officially launched the AACI. It took place at the Mansion House. He spoke about the importance of counselling with both his Ministers and GP hats on. He also addressed the importance of our sector becoming regulated.

Guest Speakers: Bill O”Dea CEO Tusla Child & Family Agency spoke in great support about the work and development of the AACI.

Mary Coughlan, Irish Jazz Singer spoke passionately about her own life experience and the difference that counselling has made to her life and to that of her family.

The launch included the unveiling of our new website, our revised Standards & criteria for membership, our new restructured membership categories and our 2014 to 2017 Strategic Plan.