Congratulations to our New KCA Board  2021-2022!  

We look forward to your leadership! 

Welcome to our KCA President, Susan Bray, Ph.D., LMFT, LPC from Wichita State University.  

KCA also welcomes our President Elect, Jason Li, Ph.D., LPC, NCC from Wichita State University and Treasurer, Samantha Holloway, School Counselor.

KCA Contact Information

Dr. Susan Bray, KCA President

Nick Brummet, KCA Past President

Jason Li, KCA President Elect

Mistie Knox, KCA Secretary

Samatha Halloway, KCA Treasurer 

Kim Urenda, KCA Executive Director



February 24-25, 2022 in Manhattan, KS

at the Hilton Garden Inn

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 2019 KCA/KSCA Conference in Lawrence, 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 Dr. Susan Bray
 Past President Nick Brummet
 President Elect Dr. Jason LI
 Executive Director Kim Urenda
 Treasurer Samantha Holloway
 Secretary Mistie Knox
 Advocacy and Legislation Andrew Secor
 Awards Kris Burkholder
 Bylaws Nadine Bailey
 Grad Student Andrea Stark & Tina Romero
 History and Traditions Dr. Robert Kircher
 Human Rights Jason Li
 Media Kaci Nichols
 Membership Dr. Jody Fiorini
 Professional Preparation, Standards and Ethics (NBCC) Dr. Basil Kessler & Dr. Brittany Dennis
 Region and Division Support Val Beikmann
 Strategic Plan Nicole Burdette
 Professional Development Committee

 Kate Hoffman &   Kinlee Scheer

 North Central Region(NC KCA) Leigha Behrens
 Northeast Region (NE KCA) 
 Northwest Region (NW KCA) Pam Hlad
 South Central Region (SC KCA) Katlyn Smith

 Southeast  Region (SE KCA)

 Kaylan Lawson
 Southwest Region (SW KCA) Corey Bjerken


 KS Association for Adult Development & Aging (KAADA)  Dr. Cathryn 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) Quenla McGilber
KS Association of Marriage & Family Counselors (KAMFC) Dr. Taylor Johnson
 KS Association of Specialists in Group Work (KASGW)
KS College Counseling Association (KCCA) 
 KS Career Development Association Sarah Lancaster
KS Mental Health Counseling Association (KMHCA) Lisa Bozzoli

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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