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Exciting news! The National Association of Black Counselors (NABC) has officially launched our call for proposals for the upcoming 2025 Annual Conference, themed "Action Through Unity: Commanding Change in Counseling." Join us for this transformative event, set to take place from April 24-26, 2025 at the beautiful Drury Hotel in Richmond, VA.

We are currently seeking engaging presenters to share their expertise and insights at the conference. Presenters will have the opportunity to attend the event for free and earn up to 16 CE's for their valuable contributions.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to be a part of our dynamic conference and make an impact in the counseling community. Click the link below to start your application and submit your proposal today!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NABC2025ProposalSubmission

“Embracing The Past, Present & Future As One”

Welcome to the National Association of Black Counselors (NABC), a dynamic membership and advocacy organization committed to advancing Black mental health. Our mission is rooted in the recognition of a critical need – the need for a dedicated space where Black clinicians can thrive, learn, and make a profound impact on the mental well-being of Black individuals and communities.

NABC is a nationally recognized professional association (and supportive community) that enhances and encourages professional growth and endeavors in the field of counseling and mental health; NABC also welcomes all that have concern and interest in the overall health and mental health affecting those of African ancestry in the United States and abroad.


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This month, we would like to shine the light on About Dr. Quintana


Dr. Taqueena Quintana is a licensed professional counselor (LPC), nationally certified counselor (NCC), approved clinical supervisor (ACS), board-certified telemental health counselor (BC-TMH), registered yoga teacher (RYT-200), counselor educator, author, and consultant. She has over 15 years experience in education and counseling within various settings including K-12 institutions, colleges/universities, private practice, military installations, hospitals, and community mental health agencies. Dr. Quintana holds a BA in History with a Minor in Puerto Rican, Africana, and Latin American Studies from CUNY Hunter College, an M.S.Ed. in Teaching Students with Disabilities and an M.S.Ed. in School Counseling, both from CUNY Brooklyn College, and an EdD in Counselor Education & Supervision from Argosy University- Northern Virginia.

Read more about Arielle and her book "Making Supervision Work" on our Author Spotlight page.





nabc membership

Whether you’re a seasoned mental health professional or just beginning your journey, we invite you to join The National Association of Black Counselor’s vibrant and dedicated community. Together, we can make a lasting impact on Black mental health, forging a brighter and healthier future for all.

There are benefits to being a member of the NABC:

  • Professional Development
  • Advocacy for Fair Treatment
  • Cultural Relevance
  • Networking and Community Building
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Mentorship and Peer Support...and so much more

Join NABC today and become a catalyst for change in the field of Black mental health. Together, we can create a world where every individual receives the mental health support they deserve, irrespective of their background.

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