The Tanzania Association for Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists (TAPCAP) is the National Umbrella Organisation that brings together all practicing counsellors, Psychotherapists and counselling/Psychotherapy training institutions in Tanzania. TAPCAP was officially formed in 2009 and registered by the government with registration number SA 16541.

Membership to TAPCAP is open to all professionally trained counsellors, Psychotherapists, counselling/Psychology students, counsellor/Psychotherapy educators and all those with an interest in counselling and Psychotherapy. To-date, TAPCAP has over 200 active registered members, two registered training institutions and 5 registered private firms.

TAPCAP is governed by a board of directors whose responsibility is to oversee the general running of the association. The day to day operations of the organisation are spearheaded by the chairperson working closely with other TAPCAP members.


Tanzania Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists promotes ethical and competent counselling and Psychotherapy through regulating the practice, providing a forum for networking and ensuring professional development of the counsellors, Psychotherapists and counselling/Psychotherapy.



Tanzania Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists envisions psychosocial wellbeing for all people through authentic Professional counselling and Psychotherapy




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