American Mental Health Counselors Association
The only organization working exclusively for the mental health counseling profession

Student Benefits


Students: Build a Strong Future 


Join AMHCA now!
AMHCA membership offers unparalleled benefits at a low student rate of $79 per year!

As you begin your career, you’ll find that your work is challenging and places many demands on you. One of the best ways to prepare yourself for your career is to join the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA). Supplement your curriculum with real-world, applied learning opportunities courtesy of your professional organization.

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What you get as an AMHCA Member:

FREE access to ALL AMHCA WEBINARS from now until DECEMBER 31, 2014!
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Access to the Journal of Mental Health Counseling  

 The Advocate Newsletter

Access to AMHCA's White Papers and Emerging Clinical Practice Briefs

The opportunity to sign up for FREE professional liability insurance
Student Insurance FAQ

Student discounts for the Annual Conference

Connect with the Graduate Student Committee and student activities

Student Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Donald Mattson Award/Scholarship

Want to write for The Advocate?

The Student Corner is a 500-word feature that appears regularly in the Advocate. The chair and co-chair of the Graduate Student Committee write or assign the Student Corner article for each issue.
If you have an idea you'd like to write about, or a topic you would like to see covered in Student Corner, please
contact Kathleen McCarthy, Advocate editor.