ASSAF courtyard during Spring Break 2019.Charlotte Jerdak, student
Becoming a counselor
Earn your M.S. in clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) at Lynn University and become a substance abuse, career or professional counselor. No matter which path you choose, this CMHC program can help you achieve your goals.
As a student, you'll gain experience with mental health agencies through networking and internships; working with individuals, groups and families in therapy; and qualify to work in the wide-ranging field of counseling right after graduation. You’ll learn all of this from experts who have worked in the field as clinical mental health counselors.
What you’ll learn in the clinical mental health counseling program
- Personality theory, psychopathology, psychobiology and human sexuality
- Legal and ethical issues in counseling
- Counseling techniques