The Counseling Today staff won a total of four awards in APEX 2022, the 34th annual awards program recognizing excellence in publishing.
Editor-in-chief Lindsey Phillips received a Grand Award in the COVID-19 media category for her March 2021 feature “How COVID-19 is affecting our fears, phobias and anxieties.” Of the 1,213 entries, only 100 Grand Awards total were presented across 14 major categories.
Senior writer Bethany Bray earned Awards of Excellence in two separate writing categories: one in feature writing for her February 2021 feature “Gone but not missed: When grief is complex” and another in health and medical writing for her August 2021 cover story “Crisis counseling: A blend of safety and compassion.”
The September 2021 issue of Counseling Today was recognized with an Award of Excellence in the category of best magazine, journal and tabloid issue over 32 pages. Among the articles featured in that issue was a cover story on suicidality in children and adolescents.
Counseling Today has been published by the American Counseling Association since 1958. CT staff have received 62 awards for writing, design and website excellence over the past 17 years.