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As a “member in training” you have the opportunity to benefit from a broad network and can take your first steps in the professional field of psychosocial counseling with us.

As a member of SGfB in training you enjoy the following benefits:

  • Connecting to a society that advocates for the quality of the counseling profession, for professional ethics, and for the professional policy interests of professional counselors.
  • The right to use the designation “SGfB member in training”.
  • Participation in the annual general meeting with opportunity for professional exchange.
  • Advice on ethical conflicts from the ethics committee.
  • Telephone information and support in professional matters.
  • Current information on the planned federal higher professional examination for counselors in the psychosocial field and on other counseling topics.
  • Information on continuing education, lectures and conferences.
  • The SGfB has a mentor pool to support consultants who are starting out in the professional world.
  • You benefit from a permanent discount of 10% on the offers of healthapp – our partner for modern practice management.
  • You benefit from the versatile and extensive membership offers of FH SCHWEIZ.
  • You can participate for free in the networking events “SGfB | Sharing Perspectives”.
  • Through the SGfB marketplace there is the possibility to advertise your own offers and start calls.
  • Publication in the SGfB directory as “SGfB member in training”.
  • You can benefit from favorable conditions of the collective professional liability insurance (annual premium CHF 170.-) and the daily allowance insurance (individual calculation). You can find more information here.

Everything you need to know to become a member in training is clearly laid out in our admission regulations.

Here you can find the application form.

With an annual fee of CHF 100.- you are already a member of the SGfB during your training and can identify yourself in public as a professional counselor in training. Membership dues are due upon receipt of confirmation.

Yes, I want to benefit from the advantages of being a member in training.