From the President

From the president: Celebrating and inviting all of us

By Catherine Rowland August 29, 2016

Dear Counseling Colleagues, One of the privileges of serving as American Counseling Association president is the opportunity to create initiatives based on our passions for outreach to the counseling profession and those we serve. I want to take this opportunity to introduce two of my presidential initiatives, or targeted task groups (TTGs). The first TTG…continue reading

From the President: Three words: Positivity, hope, courage

By Catherine Roland July 28, 2016

Dear Counseling Colleagues, The heat of August is upon us. Some families are preparing for back-to-school events, while others are still enjoying well-deserved vacations. Still others may be participating in career or business opportunities that inform career development. I have always loved the end of summer, when the light is beginning to be different. For…continue reading

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