Sue Pressman, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), National Certified Career Counselor (NCCC), Master Career Counselor (MCC), Board-Certified Coach (BCC) and Global Career Development Facilitator Instructor (GCDFI), is the 69th president of the American Counseling Association.
Dr. Pressman is a past president, treasurer and trustee of the National Employment Counseling Association (NECA), a division of the American Counseling Association. Dr. Pressman served two terms (2012 to 2018) on the ACA Governing Council as the National Employment Counseling Association (NECA) Representative. She also served on the ACA Executive Committee and as chair of the ACA Counselors Compensation Task Force.
An active member in the Maryland Counseling Association and the Virginia Counselors Association, Dr. Pressman also actively participates in the National Career Development Association (NCDA) and the Military and Government Counseling Association (MGCA), both of which are divisions of ACA.
She earned a PhD in Counselor Education at Virginia Tech, an MA in Rehabilitation Counseling at Gallaudet University and a BA in Education and Speech Pathology at the University of Florida.
Her term as ACA president runs from July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021. She served as ACA President-Elect from July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.