Membership Information

Full Members of COCHASA are
Complementary Health Associations or Institutions.

Affiliate Members of COCHASA are
the Practitioner and Trainer members of COCHASA Full Member Associations.

Friend Members of COCHASA are either
Individual Complementary Health Practitioners not belonging to an Association; or
Other individuals, organisations or businesses who support COCHASA.

Affiliate and Friend Members have no voting rights but may attend meetings as observers, contribute to discussions and participate in the online Forums and Marketplace.



Please download and complete the Application Form together with supporting documents and forward to:                    

The Secretary 
P O Box 53430

Membership Requirements

Applications for Full Membership are considered on the basis of submission of the following

  • Constitution: This may be articles of association or a formal constitution. It must state the name, domicile, and purpose of the Association. It must give a clear definition of the modality, including a well-defined scope of practice.

  • Code of Conduct and Ethics: including disciplinary procedures.

  • Educational Policy: An indication as to the standard of education required to enter the modality, the training curriculum and how training compares to international standards.

  • Membership List: This should also include categories of membership, i.e. whether the member is a trainer, practitioner or student.
    Please provide your current membership list in a spreadsheet format.

  • Proof of payment of R150 Application Administration Fee.

Applications for Friend Members

  • A Constitution or Membership List is not required
  • individual practitioners must provide a well defined scope of practice, code of conduct and ethics and education certification.
  • Private individuals, organizations or businesses are not required to submit any documentation.

If the application is for an

Membership Fees

Fees are structured so as to support the relative size of Associations.

Associations or Institutions: Full Membership

Application Administration Fee R150
Annual Fee R750 plus R50 per practitioner or trainer member per year

Individuals, Organisations or Businesses: Friend of Cochasa Membership

Application Administration Fee R150
Annual Fee R250       

Banking Details

Name of Account COCHASA
Bank Standard Bank
Branch and Code Constantia 02530900
Account Number 071 726 365













  • Only one account per person is permitted.
  • When registering, a valid email address has to be used. Disposable email addresses are not permitted. If found, we will remove the account in question.
  • COCHASA is about people; use your real name please. Domain names in the forum or as login names are not allowed.
  • Do not pretend to be or represent somebody else. Your account will be deleted if found to be in breach of this rule.
  • If you have forgotten your password, please use the link to reset it rather than creating yourself as a new user again.

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The information supplied on this website is intended for information purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice or as a replacement for appropriate medical care. The information has been sourced from COCHASA members in respect of their various modalities from a variety of journals and reference materials, in order to broaden awareness of complementary modalities in facilitating health and wellbeing. Please consult your practitioner if you have health concerns. COCHASA, the Executive Committee and its members do not profess to diagnose, treat or cure disease. Neither COCHASA nor the Executive Committee make any warrant as to the efficacy of any of the complementary modalities represented by the members.

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