A licensed professional counselor may work in a variety of environments providing care in the area of mental health to individuals with mental illnesses, disorders, or imbalances. They assist patients in setting goals, using strengths-based techniques, and maintaining their mental health. Aside from practicing counseling, licensed professional counselors are responsible for the maintenance of records relating to therapy. They function as a counselor, case manager, consultant, and educator while providing therapy. This therapy may be to individuals, groups, or couples.
Licensed Professional Counselor Tasks
Conduct psychological assessments, make recommendations, and maintain records.
Prepare and execute treatment plans according to the needs of each patient.
Facilitate adult or youth groups and individual counseling sessions.