Membership Categories

    Currently there are four categories of membership for the ACAT:

    • Massage Full Practitioner Member - £60
      Access to members only area. Massage 'Locate practitioner' website listing, including contact details and free advertising on website. Members only discussion forum. Email newsletters. Must provide evidence of current insurance. Non ICAT qualified practitioners required to provide evidence of qualification. See full list of Benefits.
    • Non Massage Complementary and Alternative Affiliated Practitioner - £60
      This is a new category of membership to acknowledge the increase of alternative and complementary practices and practitioners. Must provide evidence of qualification and current insurance. Access to members only area. 'Locate practitioner' website listings according to specific therapy offered, including contact details and free advertising on website. Members only discussion forum. Email newsletter. See full list of Benefits.
    • Student Member - £12
      Registered on a course recognized by ACAT. Access to members only area. 'Locate practitioner' website listing as 'trainee seeking case study experience prior to qualification'. Student representatives available to provide a point of contact for support, and to encourage and facilitate student discussions, debate and networking. Email newsletter.
    • Friend of ACAT - £10
      Interested in supporting ACAT and its aims but not studying or practicing as an animal therapist. No access to members' area. May advertise on website but a reduced charge will be payable. Receive email newsletter.

Membership is renewable on an annual basis from date of joining. Online and postal (with cheque) registration available..


For online registration click here.

For postal registration a downloadable pdf version of the appropriate application form can be accessed by clicking here