Public Awareness Committee

Public Awareness Committee

The Public Awareness Committee will seek to heighten the visibility, viability, and functioning of clinical mental health counselors and AMHCA before the public, within the health care and mental health fields, and in the corporate and policymaking arenas. The Committee will serve as the driving force and resource of AMHCA for promoting the awareness of clinical mental health counselors as a critically important primary provider of cost-effective approaches.


  • Chair: David Barnhart

  • Board Liaison: 

  • Staff Liaison: Whitney Meyerhoeffer

Contribute to Public Awareness of Mental Health Counseling! by the PAC Committee and Whitney Meyerhoeffer

More Information

The AMHCA Public Awareness Committee is asking you to help advocate for the profession by educating the public about mental health counseling by submitting an article or video.

Article Guidelines
- 400-600 words in AP style
- cite research used

Video Guidelines
- 2-3 minutes
-cite research used

Deadlines are the 15th of each month.

Click here submit content for the Public Awareness Committee to review