Midwest Region

The Midwest Region of the American Counseling Association (ACA) is one of the four ACA regions. The other three regions are the North Atlantic Region, the Southern Region, and the Western Region. The Midwest Region serves those ACA members who live and work within the Midwest region of the United States.

There are thirteen states (branches) within the ACA Midwest Region: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. ACA members who reside in any of these states automatically belong to the ACA Midwest Region.

2016-2017 Leadership

Midwest Region Chair
Victoria Kress
victoriaekress@gmail.com

Midwest Region Chair-Elect
Melanie Popiolek
Melanie.popiolek@gmail.com

Midwest Region Past Chair
Jason Marotzke
Jason.Marotzke@gmail.com

Governing Council Representative
Michele Kerulis
mkerulis@gmail.com

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ACA in the News: Joblessness and Mental Health

by Ashwini Yelamanchili | Oct 09, 2013
American Counseling Association president, Dr. Cirecie West-Olatunji, was recently interviewed by RT-TV America as part of a news story addressing unemployment and suicide. In the segment, which aired on Monday, October 2, 2013, in Washington D.C., Dr. West-Olantunji explains the link between jobs, our identity, and mental health, and provides sound advice for coping in uncertain times.

RT-TV is a news network headquartered in Moscow with international branches broadcasting stories from all over the world including New York, Washington, London, Miami, Los Angeles, Paris, Delhi, and Tel Aviv.

Watch the interview below: