Call to Action

Counseling Compact

The Board of Directors of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) fully endorses passage of the Counseling Compact by state legislators . AMHCA advocates for over 130,000 licensed clinical mental health counselors in the United States who are licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat mental disorders.

AMHCA urges its members and the leaders of AMHCA State Chapters to engage state legislators to consider passing the Counseling Compact. Our packet to state leaders includes:

  • Copy of our letter of endorsement to the National Center for Interstate Compacts
  • Separate letter of recommended instructions to promote the Counseling Compact
  • Link to the toolkit provided at
  • Recorded PowerPoint presentation that can be shared with state legislators and members




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Medicare Inclusion

We encourage you to contact your two Senators and your Congressional Member in the House of Representatives, to express your support for the Mental Health Access Improvement Act. 

Click here for our bill numbers and current campaigns.