Clinical Mental Health Counselors provide invaluable services to individuals, groups, families, and systems. Employment of mental health counselors is expected to grow by 29% between 2012 and 2022, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. Mental health counselors will be needed to staff statewide networks that are being established to improve services for children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances and for their families. Graduates of this program will have fulfilled all educational requirements to qualify for licensure in the state of Massachusetts as a Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). For more information about departmental areas of emphases and college-wide concentrations, please see below.
Counseling Program Areas of Emphasis
African & Caribbean Mental health equips students with the knowledge & skills to provide culturally-sensitive & evidence-based mental health services to individuals, families & groups of Black, African, African-American & Caribbean ancestry. Learn More.
Global Mental Health prepares students to provide culturally sensitive and evidence based approaches that emphasize the social determinants of mental health, local needs, and culturally informed community building. Learn more.