When The Unthinkable Happens

When the unthinkable happens: Counseling children following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting Heather Rudow December 18, 2012 When the lives of six educators and 20 children between the ages of 6 and 7 were cut short in a mass shooting at a Newtown, Conn., school Dec. 14, the entire country found itself reeling. The … Continue reading »

Resources and Information in Aftermath of Newtown Tragedy

As a Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Partner, ACA has been in touch with ARC regarding disaster mental health assistance from the counseling profession to assist in the aftermath of the tragic shooting in Newtown, CT. There are no deployment orders to date. We are very grateful for the inquiries and offers of assistance we’ve … Continue reading »

In Boston’s wake, expert advice on how to deal, heal with traumatic events

By Phyllis Swebilius pswebilius@nhregister.com / Twitter: @pswebilius   An old “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” clip flying around this week on social media shows Fred Rogers, in shirt and tie, calmly talking about troubled times. “When I was a little boy, and something bad happened in the news, my mother would tell me to look for the … Continue reading »

2013 Legislative Update

CT Counseling Association Conference- April 5, 2013 Kenneth L. Przybysz LLC The 2013 legislature kicked off in early January in the aftermath of a horrendous tragedy. The tragedy in Newtown has consumed the legislative session. This week legislators approved a bipartisan package of reforms highlighted by expansive new gun control. Included in the bill are … Continue reading »

Celebrating Our Anniversary!

Celebrating our 87th Anniversary as the oldest Counseling Association in the United States! The Connecticut Counseling Association is proud to be the oldest professional counseling association in the U.S. We work hard every day to strengthen our profession and have ties with our national chapter, The American Counseling Association (ACA).