From the Executive Director

CEO’s Message: Why should I be part of ACA?

By Richard Yep October 20, 2015

“What value is there in belonging to the American Counseling Association?” That’s a question asked about 56,000 times each year by our current members during their renewal period. It is asked by thousands of others when they contemplate joining for the first time. The most compelling reasons to belong depend on where you are in…continue reading

CEO’s Message: Give it up for our unsung heroes

By Richard Yep September 25, 2015

We need only to open a newspaper, tune in to the nightly news on TV or visit a website highlighting the day’s news to learn about amazing people who consider themselves ordinary but do extraordinary things. I’m not referring to athletes who set new records or titans of business who command salaries in the millions.…continue reading

CEO’s message: It’s about that vision thing

By Richard Yep August 25, 2015

Looking ahead to both challenges and opportunities helps prepare us for what the future may bring. It is an activity that can be done either formally or informally, but what we know is that if we don’t look ahead, we can lose control of our destiny or, in this case, that of the counseling profession. Here…continue reading

CEO’s Message: We are one

By Richard Yep July 1, 2015

Each year, July marks a “new beginning” for the American Counseling Association. This is when we welcome a whole new cadre of volunteer leaders to the national, regional, divisional and branch positions within the organization. As we thank those who have served during the past 12 months for their service, this new group of leaders…continue reading