Professional Organizations

Students are encouraged to join professional counseling organizations. Attending conferences and reading professional journals are excellent means by which to deepen and solidify professional identity and skills.

National Professional Organizations

American Counseling Association (ACA)

National Career Development Association (NCDA)

Association of Specialists in Group Work (ASGW)

Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ)

Association for Assessment in Counseling (AAC)

American College Counseling Association

American Rehabilitation Counseling Association

Association for Spiritual, Ethical & Religious Values in Counseling

International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors

National Employment Counseling Association

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

American Psychology Association Division 16

State Professional Counseling Organizations

New Hampshire School Counselors Association

Vermont School Counselor Association

Maine Clinical Counselors Association (MCCA)

Massachusetts Mental Health Counselor’s Association (MaMHCA)

New Hampshire Mental Health Counselors’ Association (NHMHCA)

Vermont Mental Health Counselors Association (VTMHCA)

New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists (NHASP)

Other Professional Counseling Organizations

Council on Accrediting Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates