What Is a Licensed Professional Counselor?
Licensed professional counseling is a profession where an individual promotes optimal emotional and mental health to individuals, couples and groups. Licensed counselor duties and responsibilities may include:
- Helping people deal with issues associated with substance abuse and addiction.
- Providing help for marital, family and parenting problems.
- Assisting clients with self-esteem and stress management techniques.
- Giving support for issues caused by aging.
What does a licensed counselor do exactly? It may depend on what kind of licensed professional counselor job they have. Licensed counselors who work in private practice, for example, may work alongside a group of counselors or by themselves, seeing clients in their own office on their own schedule.