ACA and You

ACA has member resources for counselors across all professional settings:


Agency Counselors

As an Agency Counselor, you are trained to meet the needs of your clients in a variety of counseling and social service settings. ACA exists to help you take the work you are so passionate about to a higher level by providing professional resources including: free continuing education credits, research, ethics consultation, professional liability insurance, career consults and others.

Counselor Educators

As a professional counselor or counselor educator, you are the linchpin to helping clients and students with their daily challenges. ACA has developed specialty specific resources, products and services to help you deal with the day-to-day needs of your profession.

Clinical Professional Counselors

Starting a new counseling practice can be tough. ACA offers a variety of online tools to help your private practice reach new heights. Our publications and continuing professional development courses give you the skills to stand out from the crowd.

School Counselors

As a School-Based Mental Health Professional, you have chosen an exceptional and rewarding career. Choosing to become a school counselor is a deliberate decision to guide and advocate for others as they grow and thrive. As the professional home for all counselors, ACA is here to support and advocate for you and your profession.

University & College Counselors

Whether working in a school or as an independent consultant, you play a major role in working with students to find the best-fit school, adjust to a new setting, manage college stress, pursue a career that utilizes their strengths – and much more!  ACA, the professional home for all counselors, is an invaluable resource for you in this role.

Career Counselors

As a career counselor, you are committed to supporting your clients as they explore career options. ACA can provide resources and support for you as you work to help your clients match skills, interests and values to a fulfilling career.

Other Mental Health Professionals

ACA has resources and education for mental health professionals of all backgrounds. Explore our member benefits

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