Department of Counseling Receives Prestigious Award
Marymount’s Department of Counseling is one of only three institutions nationwide to be recognized with the 2011 National Board for Certified Counselors Professional Identity Award... READ MORE ABOUT IT
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Successful performance as an ethical, professional, and caring counselor requires that you integrate theoretical and research-based knowledge with therapeutic skills and personal care, and Marymount’s program is designed to help guide you in this development. Marymount’s Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program will prepare you to function as an effective counselor in a wide variety of settings.
The Washington metropolitan area offers rich opportunities for clinical field experiences with a variety of human service agencies.
This program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). (The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by CACREP as a Community Counseling program.) By providing students with the knowledge and skills recognized as important for counselors as outlined by CACREP and the Board of Professional Counselors of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the program seeks to prepare graduates for success in the clinical, consultative, and supervisory tasks they will encounter as future licensed professional counselors.