Southeast Asia Mental Health and Counseling Association (SAMHCA)
To support mental health programs in improving the skill of counselor, psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, and the professional relevant, contributing to quality client care.
An association of highly effective services for life advancing the mental health professional community and the client they serve.
Membership: SAMHCA is dedicated to enhancing the value of membership and upholding an environment of fellowship and networking.
SAMHCA strengthens services by promoting best practices and providing guidelines, advocacy, and other resources that enhance their effectiveness. The SAMHCA encourages partnerships between counselor, psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, and the professional relevant regulatory boards, and other appropriate components of organized mental health and counseling.
The SAMHCA fosters collaboration and engagement with others in each member state and international mental health and counseling organizations.
The SAMHCA opposes discrimination against counselor, psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, and the professional relevant and the mental health community solely based on the presence of a particular diagnosis or other discriminatory factors and supports the use of mental health and counseling services instead of disciplinary action.
Lt Kdr Dr. Abu Yazid Abu Bakar, PhD., M.Ed
The President, 2020-2022