Hello! Welcome to the new home of the Adultspan Journal

Adultspan covers research, theory, and practice in the field of adult development and aging on issues that affect people in young, middle, and older adulthood. Adultspan Journal is the journal of the Association for Adult Development and Aging (AADA), a division of the American Counseling Association.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete overview of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 23, Issue 1 (2024) Spring Issue

Research Articles


First Generation College Student Transitions: Informing Counseling Practices for Emerging Adults
Cassandra A. Storlie, Jessi Budyka, Anna A. Ellenson, Alexandra Malkani, and Deanna Revels


A Qualitative Exploration of Well-being in Cancer Survivorship: Implications for Counselors
Hallie M. Sylvestro, Lindsey K. Umstead, Heather Delgado, Christopher Lawrence, Keith Mobley, Kelly L. Wester, and Andrew Wood

Conceptual Article

Editorial Board

Nicole Angieri, University of Missouri-St. Louis; Oliver Boxell, University of Rochester; Natese Dockery, The Ohio State University; Darlene Daneker, Marshall University; Olivia Fadul, University of New Mexico; Crystal Hughes, Tarleton State University; Kaprea Johnson, The Ohio State University; Lois Kirk, Trevecca Nazarene University; Marcela Kepic, University of Arizona; Jungeun Lee, University of Houston; Katherine McVay, The University of Texas at San Antonio; Victoria Sima Maneev, University of Iowa; Gary McClain, Montclair State University; Mary Chase Mize, Jewish Family and Career Services of Atlanta; Karlesia Montague, North Carolina Central University; Matthew Nice, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Kyran Ray, University of the Cumberlands; Elisabeth Tomlin, Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania-Lock Haven University; Ben Willis, University of Scranton