Two areas of focus for counselling profession shared by ACA & Walden Program Director

The American Counseling Association (ACA) decided to move its 65th annual conference to San Francisco—a city with a large lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) community—as a statement against a discriminatory law adopted by Tennessee that allows counselors to refuse to work with LGBTQ clients. The ACA believes now, more than ever, it’s essential to unite its efforts to protect the integrity of the counseling profession and the essential roles counselors play in communities nationwide. As only the second out president of the ACA, I can say this year’s conference showed how far the counseling profession has come,” says Dr. Colleen Logan, who served as president from 2008 to 2009 and is currently director of the MS in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling; the MS in School Counseling; the MS in Addiction Counseling; and the PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision programs at Walden University. Full story at

August 29th, 2017 / Category : Consulting