Knowledge & Skill Development

Attain an internationally recognised qualification and qualify as a educational therapist, teacher, education manager, counselor, psychologist and social healthcare professional. Gain module exemptions from professional organisation’s practising licence examinations and undergraduate degree.

IACT’s Practising Licence Certifications

International Association of Counselors & Therapists (IACT) is the largest and highly prestigious professional body based in the USA that admits members who have fulfilled the rigorous Practising Licence Programmes requirements to obtain practising membership as a licenced counsellor and therapist. It has some 40,000 membersMembership with IACT is a mark of high standard and excellence. The practising licence is highly recognised globally

Practising licence holders are not only clinically knowledgeable and skilled, but are also highly respected as well. They are eligible to set up therapy or special education needs centres globally, and provide intervention and therapy programmes from children, adolescents to adults with special education needs.  

Merlion Academy is the only appointed organisation in Asia by IACT and specialises in IACT’s Practising Licence Programmes training for educational therapists, arts therapists, reading therapists, and special needs community practitioners. Merlion Academy is also authorised to supervise and verify candidates’ work seeking to gain admission as an IACT’s member.

The three tiers of IACT’s practising licence are Credentialed (Therapist), Registered (Assessor) and Board Certified (Diagnostician). The Board Certified (Diagnostician) members hold the highest status of the membership. Members are eligible to work in many countries such as North American, Asian and European countries etc. 



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with Confidence and Credibility

Accreditation & Collaborative Partners

Press Release

Sep 21, 2022 (AB Digital via COMTEX) — Merlion Academy, under Merlion Paediatric Healthcare Group, is a leading training institute that focuses on providing holistic psychology and education therapy courses to encourage more interest and knowledge in the fields of psychology and neurodevelopmental practices […]