American Mental Health Counselors Assn
Mental Health Counselors (in this article, MHCs) practice mental health counseling which is a dynamic, holistic, strengths-based and psychoeducational discipline born in the late 1970s when several mental health professionals realized that the master’s degree level counselors working in community settings lacked a professional home or identity. Research showed that these Master's degree level counselors were successful in treating mental health issues. Counseling is grounded in Developmental Theory and the counseling profession had its etiologic underpinnings in prevention and wellness (Juntunen & Atkinson, 2001). James Messina, Gary Seiler and others came together to form the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) in 1976.
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Lobbying on Behalf of American Mental Health Counselors Assn
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount American Mental Health Counselors Assn $12,375
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title S.604 Seniors Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2011