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    Bipartisan Mental Health Access Improvement Act Reintroduced in Congress:   Measure Would Allow Mental Health Counselors to Bill Medicare for Treating Seniors On January 31st, the  Mental Health Access Improvement Act (S. 286)  was re-introduced by Senator Barrasso (R-WY) and Senator Stabenow (D-MI), that will allow mental health counselors to bill Medicare for treating older adults with mental ...

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  • Photo by Ty Williams on Unsplash When a client comes to you and wants help, you’re going to assume that they’re telling you the truth. They want to heal from whatever pain they’re going through, and that’s why they’re coming to therapy. The problem is that when you realize that a client is not truthful, it’s difficult to help them because you don’t know what their actual problems are. ...

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    Dear AMHCA Members, I was on Zoom talking with a class of Carlos Zalaquett at Penn State in January and said: "With the new Bipartisan congressional and ...

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    I agree, we are seeing a significant number of students seeking practicum or internship placements, through this forum.  Maybe this is way out of date ...

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    I know that Northshore Youth and Family Services, a subcontractor of Navos in Bothell, regularly accepts interns. They are also looking for full-time staff ...

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    Hi Michelle, I couldn't agree with you more, LMHC's or LPC's or MHC's or whatever acronym that you want to use, have been underpaid for eons. Many of ...

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    Hi Howie: You noted " Maybe we need to look at how many people we are graduating and how many counselors we really need." Perhaps we ...

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    Hi All, One of the things that I have noticed is that we are seeing many more interns who are finding it hard to get internships nationally. Maybe we ...

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    Try reaching out to Sound Mental Health, Navos, Community Psychiatric Clinic, or Seattle Counseling Center.  I have known all of these places to accept ...

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    Hello, I am a first year graduate student in a clinical mental health counseling MA program. I have been struggling to find sites in the Seattle area ...

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