Select Your Member Type

Please select the membership type appropriate to you.

Professional Member: Any individual who holds a master's degree or higher in counseling or a closely related field from a college or university accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and who actively engages in (or is interested in) counseling. A professional member shall be eligible to vote.  ($75 annual membership fee)

Regular Member: Any individual whose interest and activities are consistent with those of the Association but who do not meet the criteria for professional membership. A regular member shall be eligible to vote.  ($75 annual membership fee)

New Professional Member: The VCA member category of New Professional is reserved for members in the first and second years in a new role as a counselor or related staff. New Professionals pay a reduced fee, which is the same as students. New Professionals are eligible to vote.  ($30 annual membership fee)

Retired Member: Individual Professional or Regular members who have reached the age of 55 and have retired from the counseling profession. Persons who are granted retired status will have a membership fee one/half (½) the amount of the dues paid by professional/ regular members and shall be eligible to vote. ($40 annual membership fee)

Student Member: Any individual who is a full- or part-time student in a program related to counseling. Student membership is subject to verification of student status to receive the discounted membership rate. Student members shall be eligible to vote.  ($30 annual membership fee)


NOTICE OF NONDEDUCTIBILITY: Contributions, gifts or payments to VCA are not deductible as charitable contributions for Federal income tax purposes. However, may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses. VCA estimates that 10% of annual dues are allocated for lobbying expenses, which are nondeductible contributions for Federal income tax purposes.

The Employer-only option is available for those (such as HR) who are not counselors, but wish to post jobs in the Career Centre. No other permissions are granted.

Virginia Counselors Association
316 Hodges Cove Road, Yorktown, VA 23692 | Ph: 757.766.5466 | Fax: 757.766.5467 |