About us

Counseling Today is a website and monthly magazine published by the American Counseling Association.

ACA’s approximately 55,000 members turn to Counseling Today as a resource of news and in-depth features about the world of professional counseling: effective techniques/strategies, federal/state regulation, developments in the profession, counselor wellness and counseling resources.

The magazine is mailed to ACA members monthly; CT Online is updated weekly with new content and online exclusive articles.

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The Counseling Today staff have received 67 awards for writing, design and website excellence over the past 18 years.

Counseling Today has been published since 1958. The magazine is compiled and designed at ACA headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.


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For information about subscribing to Counseling Today (as a non-member of ACA), email CT@counseling.org.

Single copies of the magazine are available for $15 each by calling ACA in-house fulfillment at 800-298-2276.