|Choosing a Counselor or Therapist|
|Amridge University does not have professional counselors on staff as part of its student services. However, we realize that occasionally our students may have a need for these services, particularly to assist with problems that may be interfering with their academic progress. Should you decide to seek professional guidance, we provide some tips and resources to assist you in that search.|
|What are the Qualifications that you should look for in selecting a counselor or therapist?|
· Graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, Pastoral Counseling, Psychology, or Social Work.
· Licensure by the state or province in which they work, if there is licensure for the discipline.
· Expertise in your specific area of need.
|Aside from these primary qualifications, are there other things that you should consider:|
|Where can you go to find these professionals? Amridge University provides the following web links to assist you.|
|AAMFT Referral Directory for selecting a Marriage and Family Therapist-|
Using this service to contact therapists for research projects is not a permitted usage of the service.
|NBCC Directory for selecting a Professional Counselor-|
|AAPC Referral Directory for selecting a Pastoral Counselor-|
Disclaimer: These search opportunities are offered
as a service to our students.
Amridge University cannot and does not provide
any warranties related to the information contained in
or resulting services from any professionals listed in
these directories. Information accessed through these
directories is provided “AS IS” and without any
warranty, either expressed or implied, including, but
not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability