The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Address:

325 N Wells St

Chicago, IL 60654

United States

Phone:

1-312-410-8977

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Graduates of the M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program leave prepared to provide high-quality mental health services to a diverse population, in a variety of community settings. This 60 credit hour counselor education-training program covers topics including theories, research, ethics, evaluation, diagnosis, career assessment, and counseling interventions. It also incorporates the thirteen content areas required by the State of Illinois for licensure, and the eight content areas outlined by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to prepare those students seeking professional counselor licensure.

Supervised clinical training provides the students of the Chicago School’s M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with opportunities to put theory into practice in real-world settings. This unique experience allows students to gain the confidence necessary to counsel individuals, families, couples and groups, and help them work through a wide variety of mental health and emotional issues including: Depression and suicidal impulses; Anxiety; Relationship difficulties; Grief and loss; Low self-esteem and Stress.

Accreditation:

The Chicago School is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy. http://www.thechicagoschool.edu/why-us/accreditation/

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Federal Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

Locale: Large City

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