Counsel and advise individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health, with an emphasis on prevention. May help individuals deal with a broad range of mental health issues, such as those associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; or aging.
OTHER JOB TITLES
Behavior Analyst, Behavior Support Specialist (BSS), Case Manager, Clinician, Correctional Counselor, Counselor, Mental Health Counselor, Mental Health Specialist, Mental Health Therapist, Therapist
- Workers on average earn $22,41/hr. – $46,620 annual.
- Projected Growth (2019-2029) Much faster than average (8% or Higher)
- Projected job openings (2019-2029) 39,400
Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree
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