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Mental health counselors—often social workers or marriage and
family therapists—provide counseling services for individuals, couples,
families, teens, and children.
Mental health counselors must earn a master's degree in counseling
or a closely related mental health field and complete a certain amount of
clinical work after earning their degree.
Most mental health counselors are licensed by the states in which
they practice and have passed a state-developed or national licensure or
Current as of:
February 19, 2016
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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