Why Join?

Member Benefits

Continuing Education

Earn CEUs conveniently and at a lower cost at the NCCA Annual Conference.  Visit the “Annual Conference” section to learn more.

Professional Development

  • Expand your professional network and education through opportunities such as attending the annual conference and division workshops
  • Serve in a Board position, on a committee or get involved with a Division
  • Each year, up to seven awards are presented to members in recognition of professional excellence and service

Reduced Conference Fees

Receive a reduced price on the NCCA Annual Conference, NCCA Workshops, and Division Conferences. Check our website for dates of NCCA and Division events and conferences and workshops of other counseling organizations.

Present a program at one of the conferences and share your expertise with NC counselors. Check the specific conference page for details on how to submit an application to be a presenter.


Join one or more Divisions to further enhance your profession in a specialized area.  Divisions are recognized by the American Counseling Association, provide leadership and educational opportunities, and have a voice in NCCA governance.

Career Bank

Find available positions on the NCCA Career Bank by clicking the link above for “Career Bank”. The Career Bank lists jobs and internships of interest to NC counselors. You will also find instructions on listing a job or internship.


Receive quarterly newsletters with detailed information on issues and events affecting NC counselors.

Contact [email protected] to submit an article or announcement for the newsletter.

NCCA Journal

The North Carolina Counseling Association Journal is an annual on-line journal with goals of fostering research and scholarly endeavors, providing a medium for communication among professional counselors in NC; and enhancing continuing education opportunities for counselors throughout the state. The Editors invite counselor educators, supervisors, practitioners, and counseling students to submit manuscripts that address current professional counseling issues. For publication guidelines visit the Journal page.

NCCA Listserv

Receive regular email updates on events and issues of interest to NC counselors. Submit announcements and other items of interest to the NCCA office.

Counselor Advocacy

The NCCA Government Relations Committee advocates for legislation and policy which benefits NC counselors and the counseling profession. Receive NCCA and ACA legislative updates through email. Check the Government Relations section of the web site for information on current issues.