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

If You Want More, Stop Accepting Less

Victimized? This week I had the great fortune of engaging in meaningful dialogue with a group of my supervisees. There were many topics up for discussion but one really captured my attention – “How do we find work in the field that is not traumatizing?” This may seem like a loaded question, but I don’t … Read more

Counseling Licensure Examination in GA

One Exam, One License to Practice A few years ago there was an effort to require the NCE (National Counseling Exam) for the Associate Professional Counselor status and the NCMHCE (National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Exam) for the Licensed Professional Counselor designation. Ultimately this measure did not stand because it would mean applicants were being … Read more

APC (LAPC) Status in Georgia, Ethics and Private Practice

Proper Guidance Associate Professional Counselors in Georgia face a series of dilemmas and challenges. The biggest of these challenges is obtaining proper guidance as they navigate the pre-licensure process. The greatest single source of proper guidance is the clinical supervisor. Many clinical supervisors are equipped to provide guidance and feedback on therapy, diagnosis, treatment planning … Read more