When soldiers come home, the war comes with them. As both Christians and counselors we are called to be a help and a gift to those who have given so much to us and our country.

— Diane Langberg, Ph.D., Chair of AACC’s Executive Board


There are thousands of dedicated men and women who faithfully serve in our nation’s military…These are my heroes!

— Eric Scalise, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT, Vice President for Professional Development, AACC


Our nation’s armed forces are experiencing unprecedented mental and behavioral health challenges. The Military Counseling Initiative seeks to bring the hope and healing of Jesus to those who so desperately need it.

— Major General Bob Dees, U.S. Army, Retired


We need to equip and train an army of those who understand and ‘Dare to Care!’

— Tim Clinton, Ed.D., LPC, LMFT, President, American Association of Christian Counselors