Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program
Welcome to the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Appalachian State University. The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is a 60-hour CACREP accredited degree that is a challenging, yet embracing environment for professional counselor preparation.
The mission of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is to develop a community of practice that will support graduate students enrolled in HPC courses to move from novice towards entry level mental health practitioners through the process of socially meaningful activities that develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become effective, ethical and competent counselors with diverse clients across the human spectrum.
Concentrations are available in:
- General Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Addictions Counseling
- Marriage and Family Counseling
- Expressive Arts Therapy
- Body Centered Therapy
(These certificate programs do not qualify for NBCC credit)
Appalachian State University (ASU) - Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 3001. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. ASU – Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.