Marcela Kepic is an associate professor of practice in counseling and is a licensed professional counselor in the states of New Jersey, Virginia, and D.C. and an approved clinical supervisor. Her expertise is in child and adolescent counseling, crisis response, and life development of older adults. Her research agenda is primarily focused on issues related to life satisfaction and wellness of older adults who experience many losses, especially loss of a spouse or significant other. Kepic’s further research interests include acculturation stress in immigrant women and women’s wellness. Kepic is a member of the Association for Adult Development and Aging where she served in many different roles, including the president of the AADA. She also continues to serve on the Crisis, Disaster, and Trauma Task Force of the ACA, and contributes to the development of the CDT competencies. As a member of the International Committee, Kepic is involved in exploring the understanding of counseling profession outside of the United States.