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UAB’s Counselor Education Program Announces Hall of Fame

UAB’s Counselor Education Program  “Hall of Fame” recognition is given to former UAB professors or students, who have distinguished themselves in the counseling profession.  The Counselor Education faculty is pleased to present this award to professors and students who have worked or studied at UAB and have made noteworthy contributions locally, regionally, and nationally.


2005-2006 Hall of Fame Award Recipient:  Dr. Sam Gladding

1984-1990 – Professor/Associate Professor of Counselor Education; Coordinator, Marriage and Family Counseling Program, Department of Counseling, Human Services and Foundations; University of Alabama at Birmingham, (UAB).


2004-2005 – President (2004-2005), American Counseling Association (ACA), Alexandria, Virginia. 


President, Chi Sigma Iota (counseling academic and professional honor  society international) (1989-1990)


Editorial Board, The Arts in Psychotherapy: An International Journal ,(1986-present)


President, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (1996-1997)


President, Association for Specialists in Group Work (1993-1994)


Editor, Journal for Specialists in Group Work (1988-1992)


Vice President for Professional Development, Counseling Association for Humanistic Education and Development (1989-1991)


Associate Editor, Journal of Poetry Therapy (1987 - 2002)


Editorial Board, Journal of Counseling and Development  (1978-1985)

About Counselor Education

The Master of Arts in Counseling degree has concentrations in the areas of Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling. These concentrations are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Students acquire core knowledge and clinical skills which enable them to enter the profession of counseling. Both counseling concentrations are designed to meet the academic course work and field experience requirements for becoming a licensed professional counselor (LPC) as established by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling (ABEC).

News & Events

  • Counselor Education faculty receive Department of Human Studies grant. Learn more.
  • Counselor Education faculty member leads GEAR UP grant.  Learn more.

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Program Highlights

Community Counseling Clinic
Collaboration with Genetics Counseling Program
Hall of Fame