Professional Links

  International Professional Associations  

IAMFC -  International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors  http://www.iamfconline.org/

IAAOC  -  International Association of Addiction and Offender Counselors  http://www.iaaoc.org/

  National Professional Associations  

AAMFT - American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

AAPC - American Association of Pastoral Counselors

AATA - American Art Therapy Association

ACA - American Counseling Association

ACCA - American College Counseling Association

AFTA - American Family Therapy Academy

AGLBIC - Association for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues

AMCD - Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development

AMCHA - American Mental Health Counselors Association 

AMTA - American Music Therapy Association

APA - American Psychiatric Association

APA - American Psychological Association

APT - Association for Play Therapy

ASCA - American School Counselor Association

ASERVIC - Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling

ASGW - Association for Specialists in Group Work

NAADC - National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors

NASP - National Association of School Psychologists

NASW - National Association of Social Workers

NBCC - National Board for Certified Counselors and Associates

NCDA - National Career Development Association

NECA - National Employment Counseling Association


 
  Licensure and Accreditation  

AASCB - American Association of State Counseling Boards




CACREP - The Council for Acreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs

NBCC - National Board for Certified Counselors

          Information on Certification:
    •  CCE -About the Center for Credentialing and Education
    •  CCMHC - Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor
    •  NCC - National Certified Counselor
    •  NCSC - National Certified School Counselor
    •  MAC - Master Addiction Counselor  
    •  ACS - Approved Clinical Supervisor 
    •  DCC - Distance Credentialed Counselor
    •  BC-TMHP Board Certified TeleMental Health Provider
    •  BCC - Board Certified Coach
    •  GCDF - Global Career Development Facilitator
    •  HS-BCP - Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner
     
  New England Mental Health Counselors Associations  

CMHCA - Connecticut Mental Health Counselors Association
MEMHCA Maine Mental Health Counselors Association
MaMHCA - Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association
RIMHCA-  Rhode Island Mental Health Counselors Association
VTMHCA - Vermont Mental Health Counselors Association 

 Other Mental Health Counselors Associations  

ARMHCA - Arkansas 
DCMHCA - District of Columbia
FMHCA - Florida
LPCAGA - Georgia
IMHCA - Idaho
IMHCA - Illinois
ICA - Indiana
IMHCA - Iowa
LCA - Louisiana 
LCPCM - Maryland
MMHCA - Michigan
MLPCA - Mississippi
MMHCA - Missouri
MLCPCA - Montana
NJCA - New Jersey
NMMHCA - New Mexico
NYMHCA - New York
LPCANC - North Carolina 
NDMHCA - North Dakota
OMHCA - Ohio
OKMHCA - Oklahoma
PAMHCAPennsylvania
SCALPC - South Carolina
SDMHCA - South Dakota
TMHCA - Tennessee
TMHCA - Texas
UMHCA - Utah
VACC - Virginia
WMHCA - Washington
WVLPCA - West Virginia