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How to Become a Counselor

Are you interested in:

  • Serving as a counselor who facilitates healthy growth and development of clients?
  • Making a difference in the lives of clients?
  • Helping individuals through life transitions?
  • Gaining experience working with clients in our PSU Clinic as well as schools or agencies in the community?
  • Becoming a licensed mental health professional who works in a school, agency, or private practice setting?

Are you committed to:

  • Striving for personal growth and increasing your self-awareness?
  • Facilitating growth and wellness in others?
  • Building a therapeutic relationship with clients, which promotes healthy and positive goals?
  • Using research-based models for diagnosis and treatment planning?
  • Maintaining a high standard of ethical and professional dispositions and behavior?
  • Social justice and equity?
  • Integrating theory, research, and assessment into your work?