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Membership Benefits

  • Advocating for legislative priorities
  • Staying current with trends and issues in counseling
  • Informative website

  • Investing in the profession and future of counseling in Wisconsin
  • Gaining professional development
  • Get connected with other students, counselors and counselor educators across Wisconsin
  • Opportunity for CEUs
  • Annual Conference 
  • Members only access to the WCA Journal
  • Professional representation at local, state and national legislative levels
  • Opportunities to present and share your expertise
  • The first year is FREE for students! 

Who Should Join


All counselors, therapists, counseling professionals, and counseling students interested in counseling in Wisconsin and across the nation.  At WCA we are always looking for people who want to get involved and advocate for the counseling profession.  Whether you want to take on a leadership position or simply gain more knowledge about the field itself, WCA can help.  Take hold of your future and get involved, let your voice be heard!  

Levels of Membership

Professional Members

are individuals actively engaged in counseling or personnel services.

Student Members

are persons enrolled at least half-time in a program in counseling or closely related field in a college or university counseling program.  The first year is free for students!  Please register using school email to confirm student status.

Retired Members

are those persons who have retired from the active practice of counseling.

Affiliate Members

are persons whose interest and activities are consistent with those of the Association, but who do not have the licensure for a Professional membership.