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CSI Days 2016: Counselor Identity Across the Globe
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CSI Days 2016 will include three sponsored education sessions at the ACA Conference & Expo in Montréal.

Counselor Identity Across the Globe

Counseling Around the World: A Cross Cultural Examination of the Profession

Dr. Courtland C. Lee, Professor of Counselor Education, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology-Washington, D.C.
Dr. Samuel T. Gladding,
Professor of Counseling, Wake Forest University
Mr. Nedeljko Golubovic, Doctoral Student in Counselor Education, Georgia State University

Sunday, April 3, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM at the ACA Conference & Expo in Montréal, Room 511E

Counseling is a profession practiced in over 40 countries. It is growing worldwide as represented in the International Association of Counseling (IAC). This presentation will examine counseling, and counselor identity, internationally looking at the emphasis of counseling in different countries. A compare and contrast approach to counseling as practiced internationally will be highlighted.

Courtland Lee

Dr. Courtland C. Lee is a Professor in the Counselor Education Program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - DC. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of six books on multicultural counseling and two books on counseling and social justice. He is also the author of three books on counseling African American males. In addition, he has published numerous book chapters and articles on counseling across cultures.

Dr. Lee is the Past-President of the International Association for Counselling. He is also a Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, the only American to receive this honor. Dr. Lee is also a Fellow and Past President of the American Counseling Association. He is also a past President of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development. In addition, Dr. Lee is a past President of Chi Sigma Iota, the international counseling honor society. He is a charter member of Chi Sigma Iota’s Academy of Leaders for Excellence.

Dr. Lee is the former editor of the Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development and currently serves on the Council of Consulting Elders for that journal. He served on the editorial board of the International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling and was a Senior Associate Editor of the Journal of Counseling and Development.

Sam Gladding

Dr. Samuel T. Gladding is a professor in the Department of Counseling at Wake Forest University. He is a fellow in the American Counseling Association (ACA) and its former president. Additional leadership he has been engaged in includes serving as, president of the American Association of State Counseling Boards and Chi Sigma Iota, and chair of the ACA Foundation. Dr. Gladding has authored numerous professional publications, including 15 books (with 30 revisions), eight counseling videos, 80 scholarly articles, and 22 book chapters. He was a mental health first responder to the 9/11 attack in New York City and to the shootings at Virginia Tech. He is the recipient of ACA’s Gilbert and Kathleen Wrenn Award for a Humanitarian and Caring Person. The Association for Creativity in Counseling and the ACA have named awards in his honor.

Twice a Fulbright Specialist, Dr. Gladding has taught counseling and worked with counselors and universities in Turkey, China, Estonia, Austria, Malaysia, Sweden, South Africa, Australia, Singapore, Mexico, and Canada. He started his career as a clinician in a rural mental health center in North Carolina, served as a first lieutenant in the United States Army, and has been a faculty member at Fairfield University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is married to Claire Tillson Gladding. They are the parents of three young adult sons. Dr. Gladding received his degrees from Wake Forest, Yale, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He continues to work as a licensed professional counselor.

Nedeljko Golubovic

Mr. Nedeljko Golubovic is a third-year doctoral student in the Counselor Education and Practice program at Georgia State University. He holds a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Fresno State University and is a Nationally Certified Counselor. His research interests include addictive disorders, trauma, and student athletes. 

Mr. Golubovic is currently serving as the Past ACES Graduate Student Representative and President of the Chi Epsilon Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota. He is one of two CSI Leadership Interns working with CSI International during the 2015-2016 year. Mr. Golubovic is originally from Montenegro.

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