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Updated 12 days ago

MS in Psychology/Counseling is not enough - 420 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nancee in Raleigh, North Carolina"]I'm sorry you're going through this. I have a BSN & it's been pretty worthless, too. And, it wasn't...


Updated 27 days ago

Any LPC's who work @ University in Student Services? - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sarah in Piscataway, New Jersey"]I am currently taking me Masters in Educational Counseling in Student Affairs.I have a professor who has...


Updated 2 months ago

How to find a supervisor for PLPC in Missouri? - 1 Reply

Did you ever find one?


Advice on Job Placement

Hello, I am currently in my first year of my Mental Health Counseling Masters program, and I am working in a field completely unrelated to...

Awall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 2 months ago

How do I get supervised hours to get LPC license? - 88 Replies

I have a Master's degree in professional counseling. I worked as an intake counselor at a nonprofit agtency from 2007 to 2008, but the position ended...

batkinson0505 in Florence, South Carolina

LPC with misdemeanor charges on record

I am currently working on finishing my BS in Psych and then moving directly into a masters program in clinical psych. I want to work in VA hospital...

ggeiger11 in New Paltz, New York

MHC to LPC ?

Hey everyone, I'm graduating in May with a MS in Mental Health Counseling from a college in NY. My plan was to move to Texas (specifically,...

BFish in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Counseling job education requirements

I'm looking into education possibilities in counseling. I don't have the time to get a master's but I was looking into possibly a bachelor's. Are...

lindyvan in Illinois

Illinois signing in about how to go from an LPC to an LCPC.

I didn't really see anyone from Illinois on here and I was wondering if there's anyone out there who just gave up trying to get a job with the LPC...

Lpc wannabe! in Rancho Cucamonga, California

Non-traditional but acceptable LPC hour ideas?

Hi, I recently graduated from a grad psych program where I did a practicum in a community counseling center. One degree richer and $50k poorer I'm...

hmb943 in Lakeside, Oregon

Currently a Counselor, Thinking of Making a Change

With a masters in clinical mental health counseling and bachelors in psychology, what other jobs would be best suited for me besides being a...

futurecounselor in Mount Clemens, Michigan

What is a good job to get some experience in mental health while in grad school?

I'm in my second year of a counseling program and I have a psychology bachelor degree. I am currently a codistrict manager of several fast food...

CEH in Greenville, Mississippi

Is is possible to move out of state with a counseling degree?

I am currently in a CACREP accredited counseling program here in Mississippi. I am going the clinical route. When I graduate, I will be working...

xboxer in Cactus, Arizona

Updated 14 months ago

Looking for Career Counseling Partner - 1 Reply

Hi I have a large portal with several career assessments to find the right career for an individual. I am looking partners for this portal from...

Unk in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 14 months ago

Illinois LCPC Application - 1 Reply

I am looking for some guidance regarding the LCPC application in Illinois. I have a Master's in Counseling Psychology, and I am an LPC (took the NCE...

Danielle Lynee in Phoenix, Arizona

Social Work vs Marriage and Family Therapy vs Occupational Therapy?

I am interested in hearing from anyone who works or has worked in these fields. I am a career changer who was a librarian for 8 years. (I have a...

Colikins in Roswell, Georgia

School in one state, license in another?

This may seem stupid, but as I am researching graduate programs I keep seeing, "upon completion, eligible for licensure in State of X" This may be...

TxCounselorSupervisor in Dallas, Texas

Appealing Intern Hours

Hello, I am a LPC Supervisor in Tx. THE BOARD is meeting to contemplate acceptance of my intern's direct/indirect hours she earned the last few...

thepicardythird in Portland, Oregon

MA In Counseling from Pacifica? And general questions about LCP...

Does anyone have any experience going to Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, CA? I am about to get my BS in Liberal Studies (long story,...

LadyMagnificat in Buffalo, New York

Updated 29 months ago

Can I enter the field of Counseling while working towards a MS? - 1 Reply

I am interested in changing careers from a financial background to Counseling, specifically Marriage and Family. I know this program will take a few...

LPC would have been in Portland, Oregon

Updated 32 months ago

Urgent! Moving: Counseling Masters, etc - 2 Replies

I am a recent graduate with a B.A in Psychology. I am very confused about some things regarding counseling master's degrees and I would really...

Camille McDaniel in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 33 months ago

Is Counseling a bad idea? - 2 Replies

I am 27 years old and have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art (first mistake). After years of working minimum wage office jobs to support myself,...

Camille McDaniel in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 33 months ago

Is a MA in Community Counseling a good idea? - 1 Reply

My career goal is to to serve as a counselor or advocate for women dealing with sexual violence or abuse issues. I'm torn between community...

christiechastain in Wichita Falls, Texas

Updated 34 months ago

Interested in becoming a counselor - 2 Replies

I just wanted some opinions from counselors on how hard it is to not get attached to your patients and take it home with you. I have been told that I...

jsinn050 in Palmdale, California

MFT options in CA with MS in Psychology

I have an BA and MS in psychology. I am trying to find an online or Los Angeles vicinity location to obtain a post graduate (certificate possibly)...

CraigP in Lakeville, Minnesota

Updated 35 months ago

Interview licensed counselor - 1 Reply

hi. hope someone can help. I am a grad student looking to interview a licensed counselor for an assignment. I have searched my area with no luck,...

CraigP in Lakeville, Minnesota

Updated 35 months ago

Can't find work in Psych field....Which grad program should I do? - 1 Reply

I want to teach Psychology in a Community College and eventually a university. I have a BA in Education but not credentialed because I taught...

CarolynL1983 in Deerfield Beach, Florida

Updated 38 months ago

Best places for a counseling degree - 1 Reply

I have a master's degree in mental health counseling.My primary interest is to work with children and families.The job search has been exhausting.In...

Counselor2013 in Astoria, New York

Counseling Jobs, Agencies in New York City area

Happy New Year! Hoping someone can advise me here... I will be moving to New York this summer to be with my boyfriend. I am wondering if anyone...

aprvllo in Williamsburg, Virginia

Updated 41 months ago

Should I Get A MSW In Addition to my Mental Health Counseling Degree? - 1 Reply

I got my M.S. in Counseling 4 years ago and so far the only jobs I've been able to get were in-home counseling which paid very little (around...

Georgewduke in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Updated 41 months ago

MA in Counseling—advice on grad. programs & jobs? - 2 Replies

[Part. 1] Given all the folks here on the job market search, I thought this would be a good place to voice these concerns. My background: Since...

Morgs4488 in Denver, Colorado

LCSW V MA in Counseling

Hello, I am very happy to have found this website, because I have found myself very lost. I have several questions, so if anyone could help guide me...

LadyMagnificat in Buffalo, New York

Updated 44 months ago

Obtaining hours toward license while working in England - 1 Reply

I will be done with my Master's in Mental Health Counseling in six months and have been wanting to practice in England. I also need to be able to...

LadyMagnificat in Buffalo, New York

Updated 44 months ago

Home visits - 1 Reply

Hi, I'm about to start my business as a self-employed councler Unfortunately, I cannot afford to rent an office. The overhead is too high. What...

carissahailea in Providence, Rhode Island

Difference between LMHC, CCMHC, CMHC, LPC?

I am currently completing a BA in Psychology in Rhode Island. After completion of the BA I have the option to complete a Certificate of Advance...

confused in Bloomington, Indiana

Private Practice or Community Agency??

Is it better for a license-eligible person with a Master's in counseling to work in a group private practice, seeing only Medicaid and certain types...

Melissa_D in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

Need help regarding supervision/LPC

Hi, I have my Masters in Mental Health Counseling, and have passed the NCE. So all I need for licensure as an LPC is my supervision hours. I have...

pembrb in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 52 months ago

Are counselor job opportunities growing or declining? - 2 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most counselor...

pembrb in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 52 months ago

a wise industry for career changing? - 1 Reply

For all the counseling professionals out there, I am wondering how you feel about your occupation, its future, and your future. Are jobs hard to come...

beachbum in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 55 months ago

I'm a Counselor. Can I meet clients in my home-office?... - 3 Replies

I have a small office close to my home, but unable to afford it anymore. I cannot find anything else cheaper, so thinking of having clients come to...

moberlyhealth in Moberly, Missouri

Updated 56 months ago

private practice with physicians? - 2 Replies

I am an LPC who wants to enter private practice in TN. I am scared to just hang out a shingle, and have noticed that there seems to be a trend of...

blackmirror in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Documenting Supervision

Are the specific forms or a certain format you have to use to document supervision hours for the LPC or do you just make an excel document and have...

Memory in Pretoria, South Africa

Updated 59 months ago

A job in Psychology - 1 Reply

Hi there. I have a BA Degree in Psychology, and an Employee Wellness Certificate. I'm going back next year to do my Honours, but am not sure where...

thetruth in Los Angeles, California

Looking for Psychology career resources

Hello, I have a masters in psychology and I am interested in several areas, such as, market research, treatment plans, crisis counseling,...

Tiffany in Minneapolis, Minnesota

M.S. College Counseling

I'm wondering if anyone has gotten a graduate degree in College Counseling and Student Development (or Student Personnel, Student Affairs, etc), and...

Lisa in Clinton, Washington

Updated 67 months ago

New Licensing Requirements - 3 Replies

I have over 10 years in the mental health field as a therapist, clinical director and program director. I've developed service programs through the...

DrSnipes in Alachua, Florida

Updated 69 months ago

What degree should I pursue? - 1 Reply

Hello, I am just beginning my research into a career in counseling and would appreciate someone steering me in the right direction. I'm...

selfaware74 in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

change career direction?

I am currently a part time graduate student enrolled in a masters clinical psychology program. I sustained a tbi in 1991 at the age of 16 and had to...

Jessica in Clarksville, Tennessee

Where do I stand? How do get moving? I'm ready.

I am getting out of the army in about October 2011. I currently have 90+ transferable college credits on my way to a BA in Art. In October of 2011 i...

Ava in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Updated 72 months ago

Starting grad school - 1 Reply

Is anyone else really frazzled by the requirements of their grad school for admissions, licensure, etc.? I graduated with my Bachelor's a year ago...

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