Mental Health Counseling (MS)

“… Empower[s] diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals.” (ACA, 2010)

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It’s an exciting time to be training as a professional specializing in mental health counseling.

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What You’ll Learn

Mental health counseling is a growing specialty in the U.S. Our program helps you master skills in counseling theory, diagnostic and other assessment procedures, treatment planning, inter-professional collaboration, crisis intervention, client advocacy, education and training, and case management. You can also apply to become a Certified Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor Trainee.

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Program Contact

Robert A. Dobmeier, PhD, LMHC, CRC
(585) 395-5090

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Creative Approaches to Study

I like working individually with people to get to know them and build positive relationships. I am really interested in creative arts therapy. At some point in my career, I want to be able to explore and incorporate other mediums to assist the therapeutic process and compliment talk therapy. In addition, I love animals and would also like to explore animal-assisted therapy.

Christine Wilson ’17

Last Updated 1/17/18

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