Editorial Board

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Melissa MesserMelissa Messer

Associate Editor & Copy Editor

Shawn ConlonShawn Conlon

Professional Counselors & Specialists

Jessica Ayub 2017 Jessica Ayub

School Counselor's Dept.

Leann MorganLeann Wyrick Morgan

Graduate Student's Dept.

Dylan Richard

Dylan Richard

Facilitating Career Development Dept.

Alease CopelinAlease Copelin 2017

Higher Education

Heather Maietta Heather Maietta

Ethics Column

Sarah Patterson MillsSarah Patterson Mills

The Marketplace

Charles LehmanCharles Lehman

On the Web

Melanie Reinersman,
NCDA Website Editor & Web Magazine EditorMelanie Reinersman

Thought Leader Insights

Jenn LongJenn Long Leard

Headquarter News & Advertising

Alicia Kirkpatrick Cheek

Career Developments

Winter 2018

Table of Contents


Reentering the Workforce After Kids: How to Make It Work

By Laura Lanham



Women, Work, and Wellness: Designing the Future

By Amanda G. Flora


Special Feature

The Ethics and Skill of Career Confrontations

By Billie Streufert




Professional Counselors & Specialists

Bring Back Work-Life Balance!

By Kevin Johnson



School Counselors

How Much is Enough? Balancing Work and Life as a School Counselor

By Lia Falco



Graduate Students

Helping Clients Experiencing the Impostor Phenomenon Manage Work-Life Balance

By Jessamyn Perlus



Facilitating Career Development

Embracing Mindfulness and Work-Life Balance to Better Serve Our Clients

By Jim Peacock and Sabrina Woods



Higher Education

Contemplating Work-Life Balance

By Heather N. Maietta




From the President:
Living a Balanced Life: Realistic Goal or Hopeless Aspiration?
By Spencer Niles

From the Executive Director:
Work-Life Balance: How do We Keep Everything in Perspective?
By Deneen Pennington

Thought Leader Insights: A Conversation with  Gali Rachel Cinamon
By Jenn Long Leard

Ethics in a Nutshell
By Sarah Patterson-Mills and Sharon Anderson

The Marketplace
By Charles Lehman

On the Web
By Melanie Reinersman