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What is the difference between Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, and Social Workers?

Professional Counselors

American Counseling Association (ACA)

Marriage and Family Therapist

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

Social workers

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Psychologists

American Psychological Association (APA)

Psychiatrist

America Psychiatric Association (APA)

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ACA in the News: Crisis Counseling

by Ashwini Yelamanchili | Dec 16, 2013
Dr. David Kaplan, ACA's Chief Professional Officer, was recently interviewed by NBC News for an article about crisis counseling on the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. “What you are there for, more than anything else, is to identify those who are having real difficulty," Dr. Kaplan stated.
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