ACA and You

The mission of the American Counseling Association (ACA) is to enhance the quality of life in society by promoting the development of professional counselors, advancing the counseling profession, and using the profession and practice of counseling to promote respect for human dignity and diversity.

ACA Membership Can Help You in Every Stage of Your Counseling Career

ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing the community of counselors in various practice settings.  ACA provides you with professional development, continuing education opportunities, advocacy services, credibility, and networking opportunities. ACA helps counseling professionals like you develop your skills and expand your knowledge base.

Learn About Our Different Types of Membership

Membership in ACA can help you do it all.  At every stage of your career – student to seasoned professional – ACA will help you be your very best.

Join/Reinstate Your ACA and Division Memberships Today

  • Maximize your Professional Development
  • Learn more about your specialty—join a division
  • Stay ahead of the educational learning curve
  • Advocate for the counseling care of tomorrow
  • Expand your networking connections

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