About FAMtrac

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Welcome to the FAMSA Training Centre (FAMtrac).

FAMtrac offers specialist counselling training for professional and lay counsellors who want to improve their counselling skills in specific areas, as well as for people who would like to train to be lay counsellors.  FAMSA is well respected in the counselling field and strives to offer trainings of a high quality.

We are also proud to offer a wide range of Continual Professional Development (CPD) trainings to registered professionals.  We are continually striving to expand our CPD accredited trainings.

For those that are interested in becoming a lay counsellor or who would like to learn counselling skills, FAMtrac’s Basic Counselling Skills training is an experiential introduction into counselling.   Our two Basic Counselling Skills trainings are also prerequisites for those who do not have experience in the field of counselling, but wish to attend our specialised trainings or workshops.  

Specialist counselling trainings offered by FAMtrac include:

Basic Counselling Skills 3 - Couple Counselling

McMaster's Family Counselling Skills

Stress Management Skills

Clinical Supervision Skills 

Domestic Violence Counselling

Bringing About Healing in a Traumatized Society

Trauma Debriefing Skills

Prepare / Enrich

Sexual Counselling Skills


FAMtrac also offers one day workshops for professionals looking to up-skill themselves or revise in a specific area of interest.  Our workshops include:


Divorce Counselling

Affairs/Infidelity Counselling skills

Counselling Blended (Step) Families

Starting and Running your Private Practice

All our trainings and workshops are designed to stimulate growth in the following three areas:

  • Knowledge
  • Self-Awareness
  • Skills Development

We always aim at providing you with the best trainings and we are constantly updating our existing training as well as adding new trainings and workshops to our already impressive list.  Feel free to browse through our trainings and workshops, and please do not hesitate to contact us.

We hope to see you soon!