Below are some resources and descriptions of various organizations for your reference.


National Board of Certified Counselors

NBCC focuses on promoting quality counseling through certification. We promote professional counseling to private and government organizations.

NBCC's certification program recognizes counselors who have met predetermined standards in their training, experience, and performance on the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE), the most portable credentialing examination in counseling. NBCC has over 38,000 certified counselors. These counselors live and work in the US and over 40 countries. Our examinations are used by more than 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam to credential counselors on a state level.

California Registry of Professional counselors and Paraprofessionals

The purpose of The Registry is to promote the advancement of quality counseling and service delivery practice by identifying professional and paraprofessional practitioners who meet certain defined standards and have voluntarily sought and obtained Registry status.

Individuals listed in this directory must have obtained minimum standards in four areas: experience, education, examination and ethics. Each page lists the standards for each of the four specialty areas: Professional Counselor, Professional Career Counselor, Professional Rehabilitation Counselor and Career Paraprofessional.

American Counseling Association

ACA enables professional counselors and educators help clients and students with the challenges that they face each and every day. For more than fifty years, the American Counseling Association has dedicated itself to providing resources, services, products and information to professional counselors.

National Association of Senior Move Managers

NASMM is a non-profit, professional association of organizations dedicated to helping older adults and their families with the physical and emotional aspects of moving. Our members are committed to maximizing the dignity and autonomy of older adults as they transition from one living environment to another.

Donna Christner-Lile,

Phone: 925-895-4881