American Counseling Association

As a professional counselor or counselor educator, you are the linchpin to helping clients and students with the challenges that they face each and every day. For more than fifty years, the American Counseling Association has dedicated itself to helping you with the resources, services, products and information you need to be successful.

American Mental Health Counselors Association

The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) is a growing community of more than 6,000 clinical mental health counselors. Together, we make a critical impact on the lives of Americans. AMHCA succeeds in giving a voice to our profession nationwide and in helping to serve you and your colleagues in your state.

Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD)

The Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development seeks to develop programs specifically to improve ethnic and racial empathy and understanding. Its activities are designed to advance and sustain personal growth and improve educational opportunities for members from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society

Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs

CACREP is an independent agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit master’s degree programs in addiction counseling, career counseling, clinical mental health counseling, marriage, couple, and family counseling, school counseling, and student affairs and college counseling. CACREP also accredits doctoral programs in Counselor Education and Supervision

Counselors for Social Justice

Counselors for Social Justice is a community of counselors, counselor educators, graduate students, and school and community leaders who seek equity and an end to oppression and injustice affecting clients, students, counselors, families, communities, schools, workplaces, governments, and other social and institutional systems. Dr. Edil Torres Rivera is a past-president of this ACA division.

Counselors for Social Justice – University of Florida

The mission of CSJ is to promote a social justice identity among students and the community by fostering critical consciousness and multicultural awareness through education, action, and reflection. In the context of current events, we will uphold our responsibility to work for peace and justice in the helping professions.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling

This site includes information about Florida licensure and requirements, Continuing Education, and the National Counseling Exam.

Florida Counseling Association

The purpose of the Florida Counseling Association is to promote the counseling profession through public awareness, professional development, and advocacy.

National Institute of Mental Health

The National Institute of Mental Health is transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illness through research.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

For three decades, NAMI has established itself as the most formidable grassroots mental health advocacy organization in the country. Dedication, steadfast commitment and unceasing belief in NAMI’s mission by grassroots advocates have produced profound changes. NAMI’s greatest strength is the dedication of our grassroots leaders and members. We are the families, friends and individuals that serve to strengthen communities across the country.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. In order to achieve this mission, SAMHSA has identified 8 Strategic Initiatives to focus the Agency’s work on improving lives and capitalizing on emerging opportunities.

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