David M. Kaplan, PhD, NCC is a Past President of the American Counseling Association and its current Chief Professional Officer. He is also a Past President of the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, the New York Counseling Association, and the New York Association of Marriage and Family Counselors.
David’s experience includes eighteen years of practice in private practice and college counseling settings as well as twenty-five years of experience as a counselor educator.
Dr. Kaplan’s publications include one book, nine book chapters/contributions and forty journal articles. He has conducted 350 professional presentations on such topics as counseling ethics, professional issues in counseling, family counseling, and counseling association management.
David has been recognized with honors from the American Counseling Association (Fellow), the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (Distinguished Service Award), the Association for Adult Development and Aging (Presidential Award for Mentorship), the Virginia Counselors Association (Outstanding Leadership and Service Award), New York Counseling Association (Distinguished Legislative Service Award), the Arizona Counselors Association (Phoenix Award), Argosy University (Excellence in Research Award) and is listed in Who’s Who in America.