Blog Posts on Counselor Education


#WhyIAmACounselor: Share Your Counseling Career Journey

Thinking about becoming a counselor? Are you a counseling veteran? Do you want to spread awareness on the counseling profession and mental illness? We've asked 25 counselors about the most rewarding thing about their career. Their responses speak volume about the profession. We're continuing the conversation on counselor and mental illness awareness to pair with NAMI's Mental Illness Awareness Week. Join us in the conversation - tell us why your career as a counselor is so rewarding!

Perseverance, Determination, and Grit - Journey to Become a Mental Health Counselor

From star athlete to custodian turned mental health counselor, Jesse Sparks' journey to obtaining his master's degree in counseling was influenced by his determination to make a difference in children's lives who come from diverse backgrounds. 

Applying to Graduate School: What to Know

Graduate degree programs offer a much more subject centric education. For an average of two years, students take coursework that is solely specific to their major. Undergraduate education often requires core curriculum coursework to be taken first [...]

7 Organizations Every Counselor Should Know

From exploring career options to enrolling in professional development workshops, membership to counseling organizations helps counselors to continuously develop their practice ethically and legally.