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Insurance for Counsellors

Instant professional indemnity and public and products liability insurance for Counselling Therapists

Starts from $287 per year

protects you against

What is covered under this insurance policy for Counselling Therapists?

Counsellor insurance under the allied health professionals insurance covers welfare counselling, alcohol counselling, relationship and marriage counselling and drug rehabilitation counselling and is designed to include both professional indemnity, public liability and products liability.

The policy is suitable for counsellors working remotely, with an institution or running their own counselling practice.

The policy also covers counsellors working full time, part time or as a freelancer. 
Public Liability

Public liability insurance protects you and your counselling business against any liability if someone is injured on your premises or while you are providing your services.

Professional Indemnity

Professional indemnity insurance protects you for claims made against your counsellor business in the course of providing your in Australia.

Third Party Property Damage

Products liability insurance protects you for claims made against your counselling business for any products sold or supplied by you to a third party.

Investigation Costs

Investigation costs cover legal costs and expenses in responding to an investigation from an official body on a complaint made against you or your counselling business


Protects you and your counselling business business against any actual or alleged defamation, or harm to the reputation of a third party online or in public in relation to the provision of your services.

other benefits

Value added benefits of the counsellors insurance policy

Contract Review

This entitles you to four contract reviews each year you have your counselling therapy insurance policy. This can be used for any contract that might impact your insurance policy. An example of this might be retaining a contractor.

Complimentary Legal Advice

This provides 1 hour of complimentary legal advice to you each year from our insurance partner's panel of solicitors, for any matter which is notified to us and may become a claim.

Whistleblower Hotline

You and your business employees can access a Whistleblower Hotline that is provided by our insurance partner at no additional cost to you.


What is not covered (exclusions) under counsellors insurance policy?


Abuse excludes cover for any insurance claim that might arise from actual or alleged verbal, physical, sexual abuse, molestation, assault, battery or violence.

Dishonest / wilful acts

Dishonest and/or wilful acts exclude cover for any insurance claim that might arise from dishonest, fraudulent or criminal acts.

Alcohol and Drugs

This excludes cover for any insurance claim that might arise from use of alcohol, illegal drugs, narcotics and intoxicants

*For all policy exclusions, please refer to the policy wording and general terms & conditions.

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