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

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

The State of the Counseling Profession in Georgia

Standards in the Counseling Profession The field of professional counseling (as in psychotherapy) is in a state of major flux and growth. Both nationally and on a state level, counselors are battling on multiple fronts including: Raising the standards for counseling licensure with regard to the following: clinical examination (requiring the national clinical mental health … Read more