The length of time allotted for the National Clinical Mental Health Examination is 3 hours and 15 minutes. The exam consists of 10 simulated clinical mental health counseling cases. Each case study includes 5-10 sections. Each section contains prompts for information gathering and decision making.Learn More
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Frequently Asked Questions
The National Counselor Mental Health Exam can be challenging. In order to prepare for the NCMHCE there are a number of different study tools available, including meeting with a coach or attending a live online workshop. If you prefer to work at your own pace, there are also self-study packages that include study volumes and practice exams.Learn More
LPCC stands for licensed professional clinical counselor. LPCCs who have obtained licensure treat clients who are facing behavioral disorders. The National Counselor Exam (NCE) is one requirement for becoming a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). To become a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), you must first graduate from an accredited program or a program housed within a regionally accredited institution.Learn More
There are many different types of mental health professionals. The terms "counselor" and "therapist" are often used interchangeably, which makes sense because there are many similarities. Counselors and therapists both treat a wide variety of conditions in many different settings.Learn More
The median annual salary for counselors was $47,500 in 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. There are many educational paths to becoming a counselor, all with varying time commitments. In order to become a licensed mental health counselor, you will need to obtain an undergraduate degree, as well as a master’s degree in Counseling or Counseling Psychology. Some mental health counselors also hold doctorate degrees.Learn More
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