About VACC

An explanation of the mission, history, and ongoing operations of the Virginia Association of Clinical Counselors


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Local Chapters

    • Most professional activity takes place at the Regional level.
    • Local networking, marketing assistance and referrals are available.
    • Up-to-date professional information is available through local newsletters and regular meetings.
    • Continuing education opportunities are tailored to keep LPCs professionally competitive.
    • The one region was established to provide equitable geographical representation to the VACC Board.
    • Some Regions have more than one local group of LPCs.


Northern Virginia Licensed Professional Counselors


We are eager to assist in the development of chapters in other areas of the state.  If you are interested in leading a chapter, please contact Past President Michael Nahl at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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1979-80 Russell Bigney, Ed.D, LPC, CCMHC

1980-81 Steve Strosnider/Carol Sims

1981-82 Carol Sims, Ed.S., LPC

1982-83 Linda Seligman, Ph.D., LPC

1983-84 Donald Anderson, Ed.D., LPC

1984-85 Susie Leone, Ed.D., LPC

1985-86 Steve Strosnider, M.A., LPC, CCMHC

1986-87 Jean Sidley, M.S., LPC

1987-88 Dave Peterson, M.Div., LPC

1988-89 Stephen Alexander, Ph.D., LPC, CCMHC

1989-90 Clayton Maguire, M.S., LPC, CCMHC

1990-91 James Hutchison, Ph.D, LPC, CCMHC

1991-92 Anita Wootten, M.S., LPC

1992-93 Gibbs Arthur, Jr., M.S., LPC, NCC

1993-94 Jan McMillan, Ph.D., LPC

1994-95 Michael Nahl , M.S., LPC, CCMHC

1995-96 Mary Linda Sara, Ph.D., LPC

1996-97 Jon Thomas, Ph.D., LPC

1997-98 Roger Laplace, M.A., LPC

1998-99 Pam Vaught, Ed.D, LPC, LMFT

1999-2000 Joe Scislowizc, M.A., LPC

2000-2001 Gary Rafala, M.A., LPC

2001-2002 Roger Laplace, M.A., LPC

2002-2003 Michael Jeffrey, M.S., LPC

2003-2004 Michael Jeffrey, M.S., LPC

2004-2005 Michael E. Nahl, M.S., LPC, CCMHC

2005-2006 Kimberly Finn, M.Ed., LPC

2006-2007 Ed Navis, LPC, CRC, FNRCA

2007-2008 Lynessa Glass, LPC, LMFT

2008-2009 Joan Normandy-Dolberg, MS, MEd, LPC, NCC

2009-2010 Theresa Johnson-Sion, Ph.D., LPC

2010-2011 Ed Navis, LPC, CRC, FNRCA

2011-2012 Lynessa Glass, LPC, LMFT

2012-2013 Michael Jeffrey, M.S., LPC

2013-2014 Michael E. Nahl, M.S., LPC, CCMHC

2014-2015 Penny Norford, Ph.D., LPC


, Ph.D., LPC




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