Dr. Harrichand is a Canadian of Chinese and East Indian ancestry who was born and raised in Guyana, South America. He earned his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision (CACREP-Accredited) at Liberty University, holds a Master of Arts in Counselling from Providence Theological Seminary, and an Honors Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Integrative Biology from the University of Toronto at Scarborough. Dr. Harrichand is actively engaged in program review, advocacy, mentorship, teaching, and research. He frequently presents at local, state, regional, and national conferences in the areas of counselor professional advocacy, ethical practice, spirituality, multicultural counseling, emotional intelligence, attachment, and counselor wellness. Dr. Harrichand publishes in the areas of counselor education leadership and burnout, emotional intelligence and counselor burnout, LGBTQ+ issues in counseling, professional and social justice advocacy, and international counseling students education and retention. He serves CSI International as a Committee Member on the Leadership and Advocacy Committee, ASERVIC as a Committee Member on the Ethical Values Committee, AMCD as Ethics Chair, and ACA-NY as Western Region Chair. He recently completed his term as Student Representative on the Ethics Committee of the American Counseling Association (ACA), and was recently appointed by the 2019-2020 ACA President Dr. Heather Trepal to serve a three year term as a Committee Member on the Professional Standards Committee of the American Counseling Association. Dr. Harrichand is a 2018-2020 SACES Emerging Leader, 2018-2019 CE&S Journal Editorial Fellow, 2017 ACES Emerging Leader, and Past-President of the Virginia Career Development Association. His teaching interests include clinical mental health counseling issues, professional advocacy, counselor leadership development, emotional intelligence, and resilience/post-traumatic growth. Dr. Harrichand is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (NY), Licensed Professional Counselor (VA), a National Certified Counselor, Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, and Canadian Certified Counselor, and has over 7 years of clinical experience working in community mental health and college/university counseling settings.