President’s Message

IMPORTANT NEW LAW STRENGTHENS CONNECTICUT’S PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING LICENSE * New requirements for graduate education and fieldwork * Addition of ethics requirement for continuing education On July 1, 2017, Governor Malloy signed in to law Public Act 17-94, An Act Concerning Educational and Professional Standards for Professional Counselors (“P.A. 17-94”). P.A. 17-94 – a copy of … Continue reading »

Wheeler Clinic is hiring Full Time Bilingual Clinicians for our MDFT teams – Plainville and Waterbury

Wheeler Clinic is hiring Full Time Bilingual Clinicians for our MDFT teams located in Plainville and Waterbury!   The Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy Clinician provides model adherent intensive in home clinical treatment to adolescents with substance abuse and delinquent behaviors and their families. This position completes model certification within the designated time frame. He/She maintains a … Continue reading »

Weekend Clinician – Mental Health/Behavioral Health Opening

Are you interested in working here? We have the following opening: Weekend Clinician – Mental Health/Behavioral Health Opening in Milford, CT We seek a motivated mental health professional who cares about others and seeks to help their patients. You will provide counseling and psychotherapy in a private practice office setting. Complete accurate clinical notes in a … Continue reading »

Talkspace – Counselors Apply

Position: Social Worker, Therapist Contact Information: Email, Josh.hendell@talkspace.com, Direct Link to Application: https://www.talkspace.com/online-therapy/join-talkspace-as-a-therapist/?ps=ipa Job Description: Are you a passionate therapist or counselor? Have you ever pondered the role of technology in psychotherapy? Talkspace, the leading online therapy company, is seeking qualified mental health professionals to join our networked platform of hundreds of therapists. • Help … Continue reading »

Legislative Alert from American Counseling Association

Hi ACA Member, We are sure that you have been tracking the recent develops surrounding the repeal of the Affordable Care Act(ACA) and your Government Affairs Team wanted to take the time to give you an update surrounding this highly important issue. • As many of you know On March 6, 2017, House Republicans released … Continue reading »

Urgent Action Required – Legislative Alert

Dear Fellow CCA Members: SB 903 An Act Concerning Educational and Professional Standards for Professional Counselors is scheduled to be heard before the Public Health Committee on Monday, March 13, 2017. This bill is a major step forward for professional counselors in Connecticut! CCA is addressing some errors/issues with the draft legislation and will include … Continue reading »

CULTURE CORNER – Multicultural Competence: Not a Destination, But a Journey

CULTURE CORNER   Multicultural Competence: Not a Destination, But a Journey Written by Dr. Misty M. Ginicola   With the level of conflicts in today’s world, the importance of having multicultural competence is clear. From race conflicts to political divisiveness, religious freedom laws to discrimination of gender and sexuality minorities, the current social climate is … Continue reading »

CULTURE CORNER – Counselor Know Thyself: Developing Self-Awareness within the Multicultural Competence Counseling Model

CULTURE CORNER – Counselor Know Thyself: Developing Self-Awareness within the Multicultural Competence Counseling Model Written by Dr. Misty M. Ginicola It almost seems counterintuitive to begin a journey to establish competence in working with others by concentrating on oneself. But the first component of counseling multicultural competence requires just that: to be self-aware. As a … Continue reading »