Congratulations to our New KCA Board  2022-2023!  

We look forward to your leadership! 

Welcome to our KCA President, Andrew Secor, Ph.D. at MidAmerica Nazarene University.  

KCA Contact Information

Dr. Andrew Secor, KCA President

Dr. Jason Li, KCA Past President

Teresa Paterson Bartch, KCA President Elect

Carol Dellinger, KCA Secretary

Samantha Holloway, KCA Treasurer 

Kim Urenda, KCA Executive Director

"Mental Health for All"

2023 KCA & KSCA Counseling Conference


KACES Preconference Wednesday, March 8, 2023


 Thursday, March 9th & Friday, March 10th, 2023 in Topeka, KS

at the Capitol Plaza Hotel

(1717 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66612)

The Kansas Counseling Association (KCA) Provider No. 2017 is offering Continuing Education opportunities for YOU!

Check out our Professional Learning Page with webinars, conference, and more!

Pictures from 2022 KCA/KSCA Conference in Manhattan, KS

KCA Board Information & Documents

KCA (Kansas Counseling Association) is a branch of the American Counseling Association (ACA).  It is a non-profit professional association.  It serves its members to advance the field of counseling in the broad areas of career, education, and mental health.  KCA acts as an umbrella organization for six Regions within Kansas and nine Divisions for all areas of counseling within the state of Kansas. 

It is imperative more than ever that we work together to support the mental health of all Kansans.  To do this, we must work together and advocate for all the needs of our state.  

We need you - Join us today!

 President Andrew Secor
 Past President Jason Li
 President Elect Teresa Paterson Bartch 
 Executive Director Kim Urenda
 Treasurer Samantha   Holloway
 Secretary Carol Dellinger
 Advocacy and Legislation 
 Awards Kris Burkholder
 Bylaws Nadine Bailey
 Grad Student 
 History and Traditions Robert Kircher
 Human Rights Mahsa  Maghsoudi
 Leadership Philip Mullins
 MediaElla Nordell-Morris
 Professional Preparation, Standards and Ethics (NBCC) Basil Kessler 
 Region and Division Support Val Beikmann
 Strategic Plan 
 Professional Development Committee

 North Central Region(NC KCA) 
 Northeast Region (NE KCA)  Erin Augustine
 Northwest Region (NW KCA) 
 South Central Region (SC KCA) 

 Southeast  Region (SE KCA)

 Southwest Region (SW KCA) 


 KS Association for Adult Development & Aging (KAADA)  Cathie Hay
KS Association of Addictions & Offender Counselors (KAAOC) 
 KS Association for Child & Adolescent Counseling (KACAC) 
KS Association for Counselor Education & Supervision (KACES) Brian Weber
KS Association of Multicultural Counseling & Development (KAMCD) 
KS Association of Marriage & Family Counselors (KAMFC) 
 KS Association of Specialists in Group Work (KASGW)
KS College Counseling Association (KCCA) Jacquelyn Maser
 KS Career Development Association (KCDA) Sarah Lancaster
KS Mental Health Counseling Association (KMHCA) 

Kansas Counseling Association is a branch of the American Counseling Association.  KCA is a 501(c) 6.

10116 W 86th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66212

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