Become a Member

Become a Member of ALGBTIC to receive access to all resources in order to improve your competence with LGBTQI+ clients. Benefits include opportunities to network with other like-minded professionals, researchers, and pioneers in LGBTQI+ social justice and advocacy, reduced prices for educational webinars and biennual ALGBTIC conferences.

Become Competent

How do you work competently in counseling with Queer and Trans People? How do you incorporate intersecting identities, like ethnicity, religion, disability, socio-economic status, and immigration status?

Become Involved

Become an advocate and leader in the field of counseling LGBTQI+ clients by volunteering with ALGBTIC through service on our various committees, participating in events, or consider running for a place on the Board.


Our division of the American Counseling Association is a home for Queer and Trans Counselors, Ally Counselors, and Advocates to connect and grow.

Our focus is on building competence for all mental health specialists so that all LGBTQI+ clients can find a safe and affirming space to heal.

We promote research and education that furthers the counseling field in working with LGBTQI+ people of intersecting identities.

We mentor new professionals and emerging leaders in the field of counseling LGBTQI+ clients.

We connect and work closely with ACA and other ACA divisions in order to promote multicultural competence and social justice. We advocate for LGBTQI+ clients in communities, mental health systems, and public policy.


2020 Strategic Plan

We are looking for feedback from members for our Strategic Plan! Help us shape the future of our organization!

Currently we are evaluating the Mission and Values of ALGBTIC! Please take 5 minutes of your time and complete the survey to help us build our strategic plan.

Guiding Values

Our guiding values are shaped by our commitment to multicultural and social justice, advocacy, inclusion, liberation, and celebration of all of our identities.

Advocacy Work

We are committed to putting our values into practice. We continually advocate for Queer and Trans people at the individual, group, community, institutional, state, and national level.


Our Multicultural and Social Justice Trustee is an elected board member who creates safe and affirming networking spaces for QTPOC at the ACA and ALGBTIC conferences. They also lead the Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC) committee that serves as an advisory council to the Board.

News and Upcoming Events!

August TBD          First Monthly Webinar
April 16-19 2020  ACA Conference
April 19, 2020       Rainbow Run

ALGBTIC is a Division of the American Counseling Association