What is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor?
CMHC stands for clinical mental health counseling. Clinical mental health counseling is a distinct profession with national standards for education, training and clinical practice. Clinical mental health counselors are highly-skilled professionals who provide flexible, consumer-oriented therapy. They combine traditional psychotherapy with a practical, problem-solving approach that creates a dynamic and efficient path for change and problem resolution.
Different states have difference titles for their counselors. Below are some common ones that you will find.
CMHC - Clinical Mental Health Counselor
LPC - Licensed Professional Counselors
LMHC - Licensed Mental Health Counselor
LPCC - Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
LCPC - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
NCC - National Certified Counselor