Counseling Licensure Supervision in Georgia

Toward Counselor Parity In recent years, the counseling licensure process in Georgia has undergone a much needed transformation. Our licensing board has made updates to the counseling licensure regulations and rules. These changes are intended to align Georgia with a number of other states in terms of licensing requirements. Following New Regulations October 1, 2018 … Read more

The Courage to Feel

How was your day? Earlier today my mover helped me with picking up some furniture for my mother’s assisted living home. He asked me how my day was and I said, “It was okay, better than yesterday.” He immediately replied with “You woke up today didn’t you?” “There are people who have it worse off … Read more

But First Do No Harm

But First Do No Harm I don’t know if some have forgotten this lesson. Perhaps it is increasingly overlooked. The concept of reducing the risk for harm is still a vital component to effective therapy. Like every other type of service, the quality of what you receive is dependent upon the person providing the service. … Read more

Bridging the Divide: Counseling, Licensure, Supervision & Professional Associations

The Great Divide It seems to me that there is a difference of understanding and expectations between those pursuing licensure and those issuing licenses in Georgia; specifically related to issuing licenses to associate professional counselors and licensed professional counselors. It is clear that the licensing board’s role is to protect the public. Their actual function … Read more