From the President

From the President: Connecting research to practice

Heather Trepal January 31, 2020

This month’s Counseling Today cover story is about obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and obsessive behaviors. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, these behaviors occur across the life span for about 1 in 100 adults and may be as common in children as diabetes (see tinyurl.com/NIMHOCDInfo). I have my son’s permission to share a little…continue reading

From the President: Sustaining the lifeblood of our profession

Heather Trepal December 2, 2019

December is here, a time of year (along with the months of May and August) when many colleges and universities hold commencement. The prospect of completing a hard-earned master’s or doctoral degree in counseling is both awesome and daunting. Rightly, graduates are proud of the time and personal and financial investments they have put into…continue reading

From the President: Calling all volunteers

Heather Trepal October 1, 2019

The vision of the American Counseling Association is that “Every person has access to quality professional counseling to thrive.” Our organization’s mission is to “Promote the professional development of counselors, advocate for the profession, and ensure ethical, culturally inclusive practices that protect those using counseling services.” You might be interested to learn about some of…continue reading