The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is committed to educating counselors who will provide leadership in serving the mental health needs of individuals across the lifespan. This program offers an education that is holistic, reflecting an integration of mind, body and spirit. The purpose of a clinical mental health counselor’s intervention is seen as facilitating individual growth towards fulfilling one’s human potential. This program focuses on helping counselors design interventions that attend to the wide span of personal problems that emerge from handling the stresses and strains of modern life. Counselors are prepared to work in community mental health centers, private practice, social service agencies, health services organizations, businesses, and educational or pastoral settings.
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Connecticut Department of Education