North Atlantic Region

The North Atlantic Region, a region of the American Counseling Association, represents professional counselors who live and practice in the north atlantic part of the US, as well as the District of Columbia, Europe, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

There are 10 states in the North Atlantic Region: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. ACA members who reside in any of these jurisdictions and belong to the ACA automatically belong to the ACA North Atlantic Region.

2014-2015 Leadership

North Atlantic Region Chair
John Yasenchak
yasenchakj@Husson.edu

North Atlantic Region Chair-Elect
Karla Troesser
ktroesser@hotmail.com

North Atlantic Region Past Chair
Summer M. Reiner
sreiner@brockport.edu

Governing Council Representative
Terry Mitchell
tmitchell@breweredu.org 

 

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Dr. David Kaplan Sheds Light on Emotional Trauma

by Amber McLaughlin | Dec 12, 2013
School Nutrition Magazine recently interviewed the American Counseling Association’s Dr. David Kaplan for a story on recovery after a traumatic event.
In “Recovering from the Unthinkable,” Dr. Kaplan explains how those not directly involved in a traumatic event can experience vicarious trauma. He also discusses symptoms of vicarious trauma and provides advice regarding when to seek help from a professional counselor. Read the full article here.