From the President

From the president: Know your impact

By Thelma Duffey June 2, 2016

Greetings, fellow counselors! How time flies when you’re having fun. I can hardly believe that I am writing my final column as ACA president. I write it with the deepest appreciation and optimism for our profession’s future. My time as president has been nothing short of incredible, made more so because of the truly wonderful…continue reading

From the president: Bonjour, mesdames et messieurs

By Thelma Duffey April 28, 2016

I am awaiting the plane in magnificent Montréal, wonderfully inspired and reenergized by this year’s incredibly successful American Counseling Association Conference & Expo, which was held in partnership with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. The ACA staff and our member volunteers have done it again. Counselors from all over the world, representing 21 countries and…continue reading

From the president: Impressions of a traveler

By Thelma Duffey March 29, 2016

Greetings, fellow counselors! As I prepare for the American Counseling Association Conference in Montréal (being held in partnership with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association) and reflect on what I was doing this time last year, I am amazed. What a tremendous year this continues to be. I feel such pride in our profession and…continue reading

From the President: Honoring positive impact

By Thelma Duffey February 1, 2016

I was sitting at the boarding lounge not long ago preparing for a very early morning flight when the gentleman who issued my ticket came running to the gate where I was seated. With a big smile, he handed me something I had left on the counter and gave me a nice compliment as he did…continue reading