The American College Counseling Association is the premier professional organization for counseling professionals working in higher education. The ACCA is dedicated to its members and providing exceptional member benefits has always been the cornerstone of the ACCA’s mission. Benefits include the following:
If you are a counseling professional working in a higher education setting and you are seeking a professional organization that strives to support, strengthen and enhance your work as a college counseling professional, please consider joining the 1,400+ members of the American College Counseling Association.
If you would like to start or renew your unified membership with ACA and ACCA, you will need to do that through the American Counseling Association. A hard copy membership application form is available for download below, or you can visit the ACA membership website.Unified Membership Application
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The HEMHA Distance Counseling Guide has been added to the resources page.Research Grants were awarded at the 2018 ACCA Conference in Charlotte. Follow the link to learn more about ACCA Research Grant Awards
Please note the addition of the College Counseling & Psychological Services Knowledge Base to the resources page.
ACCA Members in the News
Lisa Adams is quoted in the Washington Post article College Students are forming mental-health clubs - and they're making a difference.
June 28, 2018
Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article Flawed Judgement in Use of Force Against Students.
April 19, 2018
Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article A World Without Depression.
April 3, 2018
Lisa Adams is quoted in the Time article Record Numbers of College Students Are Seeking Treatment for Depression and Anxiety - But Schools Can't Keep Up.
March 19, 2018
Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article Moving Away from Charging for Counseling
February 7, 2018
Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article Suicide Data
January 11, 2018
Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article All by Myself
October 26, 2017
Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article Suicide Victims as Art Subjects
October 10, 2017