Empower others to transform their lives—and prepare to seek licensure—when you earn a CACREP-accredited MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling online at Walden.
As a mental health professional, you are already committed to improving the mental and emotional health of others. Through our MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, you gain the confidence, qualifications, and critical thinking skills needed to help clients cope with daily life and overcome their greatest challenges. You focus on helping them develop their strengths and find their own solutions to issues.
Led by faculty with extensive clinical practice experience, our MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program explores the latest counseling theories; evidence-based research; and tools for preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental health disorders. Through role-playing and case studies in class and at residencies, you are given opportunities to practice counseling skills and concepts. Then, through supervised field work and a practicum, you can apply your skills to help others lead more productive and fulfilling lives.
When you earn your MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Walden, you have access to:
- Leaders in the field – Learn from an American Counseling Association (ACA) past president and faculty who are active in their fields and ACA members, including those who wrote your course textbooks.
- Engaging media – Engage in case studies, watch videos, and view simulations that reflect scenarios you may encounter in the field.
- Exceptional support system – Enjoy support every step of the way from our variety of support services, including a digital library (with librarians), 24/7 technical support, a writing center, and a career center.
- Diverse specializations – Choose from specializations in Addiction Counseling, Career Counseling, Forensic Counseling, Military Families and Culture, and Trauma and Crisis Counseling and prepare to promote mental health and wellness—ethically, competently, and with respect for diverse cultures.
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