Membership Registration

ASTA is a thriving and progressive organisation, holding excellence and quality of service central to everything we do.

The primary purpose of the Association is to foster continuous professional self-development for all its members.

It is a prerequisite for every member to update and refine their clinical skills on an ongoing basis. This is done through the aid of meetings, seminars, discussion groups, workshops and appropriate training programs.

Preliminary criteria for all levels of membership

To be eligible for membership, the applicant must

Affiliate Membership

To be ratified as an Affiliate Member, the applicant must currently be enrolled in either of the following ASTA accredited schools:

  1. International Centre for Subconscious-mind Training and Research (QLD)
  2. International Centre for Subconscious-mind Training and Research (Aust)

Associate Membership

To upgrade to Associate Mem status, an applicant must have
participated in the CFP program, and completed the appropriate module of an ASTA accredited school.

An Associate Member may advertise externally as a ‘P.S.H. Therapist’, but not as a ‘Registered P.S.H. therapist’ until Full Membership is attained.

Full Membership

To upgrade to FM status, an applicant must have

Only a Full member of ASTA is a ‘Registered P.S.H. Therapist’ and can use the acronym ‘MASTA’ after his/her name. 

Full members receive a Certificate of Membership which is issued every year and should be displayed to clients as proof of their membership status.

Ongoing registration as a Full member

Registration occurs on an annual basis. To maintain Full Membership status, a therapist must participate in our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program.

Other membership criteria

ASTA will accept P.S.H. therapists who have completed their training elsewhere, provided they meet all membership criteria and can demonstrate a sound understanding and working knowledge of current P.S.H. principles, protocol and clinical practice.

Membership is considered on a case by case basis and enquiries should be directed to the Membership Officer.