Association for Humanistic Counseling: The Heart and Conscience of the Counseling Profession
Article first published online: 11 APR 2012
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The Journal of Humanistic Counseling
Volume 51, Issue 1, pages 6–20, April 2012
How to Cite
PEREPICZKA, M. and SCHOLL, M. B. (2012), Association for Humanistic Counseling: The Heart and Conscience of the Counseling Profession. Jrnl Humanistic Counseling, 51: 6–20. doi: 10.1002/j.2161-1939.2012.00002.x
- Issue published online: 11 APR 2012
- Article first published online: 11 APR 2012
- Received 05/09/10; Revised 10/04/10; Accepted 11/23/10
The history of the Association for Humanistic Counseling (AHC) can be traced back to 1931. Organization members documented the early development of the division and progress until the early 1980s in previous publications. In this article, AHC's dynamic history since the mid-1980s is illustrated. The humanistic perspective of the division as well as its creed, leadership history, membership, publications, governance structure, and future directions are discussed.