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Mental Health Counselor Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 120,010 Mental Health Counselors in the United States. The Mental Health Counselor job market is expected to grow by 8.2% between 2012 and 2022. The majority of job opportunities exist in Pennsylvania, California, and Virginia, and as a percentage of the population Montana and Massachusetts have the most Mental Health Counselors representing 2.665 in 1000 and 2.377 in 1000 of the total job market respectively.

How to Become a Mental Health Counselor

Interested in becoming a mental health counselor? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good mental health counselor? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    A masters degree is required to be a Mental Health Counselor. A psychology degree is preferred. Schools offering education in this field include:

    • Columbia College | Columbia, SC
      Offers: Certificate, Bachelors
    • Albertus Magnus College | New Haven, CT
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Bridgeport | Bridgeport, CT
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Central Connecticut State University | New Britain, CT
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Fairfield University | Fairfield, CT
      Offers: Bachelors
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Mental Health Counselor Jobs

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Title Company Location Info
Community Mental Health Counselor - Cbfs The Edinburg Center Lexington, MA, USA Job Details
Supported Housing Mental Health Counselor Transitional Services, Inc. Buffalo, NY, USA Job Details
Licensed Mental Health Counselor AMI Kids St. Louis, MO, USA Job Details
Licensed Mental Health Counselor Seastone of Delray Delray Beach, FL, USA Job Details
Mental Health Counselor (Part-Time) Colorado Department of Corrections Cañon City, CO, USA Job Details
Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor Empath Health Saint Petersburg, FL, USA Job Details
Mental Health Counselor - Cbfs The Edinburg Center Lexington, MA, USA Job Details
Mental Health Counselor & Athletic Trainer University of Maine Machias Machias, ME, USA Job Details
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Lcsw/ Lmhc) Child Care Staffing Inc. New York, NY, USA Job Details
Mental Health Counselor NDUTIME Youth & Family Services, Inc. Richmond, VA, USA Job Details
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Demand for Mental Health Counselors

The Mental Health Counselor industry is concentrated in Pennsylvania, California and Virginia.

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How to Become a Mental Health Counselor

Interested in becoming a mental health counselor? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good mental health counselor? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    A masters degree is required to be a Mental Health Counselor. A psychology degree is preferred. Schools offering education in this field include:

    • Columbia College | Columbia, SC
      Offers: Certificate, Bachelors
    • Albertus Magnus College | New Haven, CT
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Bridgeport | Bridgeport, CT
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Central Connecticut State University | New Britain, CT
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Fairfield University | Fairfield, CT
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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    View all jobs →

    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.