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First Day of Therapy? Know This.

The following is a blog post from MHCGR member Johanna Bond, featured on The Huffington Post. Johanna Bond, LMHC, NCC, is a licensed mental health counselor and a writer. Ms. [...]

May 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Veterans Stress Project, by Tom Porpiglia

MHCGR Blog Special Edition The Veterans Stress Project Tom Porpiglia, LMHC, D.CEP, EFT-ADV, EAS-C, VV The Veterans Stress Project (VSP), a 501c3, was organized in 2008 with [...]

January 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Advocacy Action Alert!

ADVOCACY ACTION ALERT Per American Mental Health Counselors Association Our ‪#‎Medicare‬ Provider Status Amendment bill is now pending before full House Energy and [...]

December 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

More action on License Portability

Recently the American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA), Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) and the National Board of Certified Counselors [...]

August 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

CMHC’s and Medicare

The American Mental Health Counselors (AMHCA) is asking for your help in a grassroots campaign to advocate for Medicare Provider Status for Clinical Mental Health Counselors [...]

July 29, 2015 // 0 Comments


What’s going on with Clinical Mental Health Counselors (LMHC, LPCC, LCPC etc.) getting independent provider status through TRICARE? American Mental Health Counseling [...]

July 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

New action on license portability

Many times Mental Health Counselors have difficulties obtaining licensure in other jurisdictions due to issues such as supervision requirements, licensure exams (NCC and [...]

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Insurance Settlement in NYS

Read this article about a settlement between Beacon Health Options (formerly known as ValueOptions) and the NYS Attorney Generals office about unpaid claims for mental health [...]

March 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Counseling Professional Identity

See this great publication from Chi Sigma Iota the national honor society for professional counseling and the many views on Counseling “Professional Identity.” [...]

March 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

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