Becoming a Professional Counselor

Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists I often hear from people considering entering the field of mental health. Generally speaking, the people I hear from are changing professions or they extending their career from a related professional background¬†in education, social services or the non-profit sector. They are interested in advisement about which field … Read more

Tips for Getting on Track and Staying on Track for LPC Licensure in Georgia

Pursuing Counseling Licensure in the State of Georgia It can be very confusing pursuing licensure in Georgia. It is up to every applicant for associate or full licensure to review and follow the board rules and Georgia laws. This blog post is dated April 12, 2017. I am not on the composite board nor do … Read more

GA Senate Bill 319- Diagnosis for Counselors

The Right to Diagnose Many of my peers and colleagues were surprised to know that Licensed Professional Counselors in Georgia did not have a legal right to diagnose those with mental health disorders in the state of Georgia prior to last year’s battle by the Licensed Professional Counselor’s Association (LPCA-GA) to pass a bill into … Read more