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TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP

1) Clinical Member - $60

Applicant must hold at least a master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution in counseling or a related area that covers the basic principles of mental health counseling.  Holds a state issued independent professional license in counseling, psychology or related field.

    2) Professional Member – $50

    Applicant must  hold at least a master’s degree or doctoral graduate within their first 2 years of supervised practice since graduation from an accredited institution in counseling or a related area. Holds a state issued LGPC. Proof of graduation date may be required.

    3) Graduate Student Member - $45

       Any student enrolled in an accredited graduate program for half-time or more in the field of psychology, mental health counseling, or human development shall be eligible to become a student member, for a period not to exceed four years.

      4) Retired Member – $40

      Any individual who has retired from the field of mental health counseling, or provides related counseling services for less than 10 hours per week

      5) Associate Member – $40

      Any individual who works in the field of mental health counseling, or is a supporter of the mental health counseling field, i.e., community support workers, case managers, certified peer specialist.  Has three (3) years in the field of counseling and a minimum of 1500 hours of direct service.

        6) Unified Dues – 

        This membership provides the opportunity for a Clinical or Professional  Member to join both AMHCA (the national association) and DCMHCA (the state/local chapter)  For Unified Membership, click here: https://www.amhca.org/members/joinamhca

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