$40,236
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning skills is $40,236 per year.

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Job Description for Mental Health Counselor

Mental health counselors are healthcare workers who treat, and may even diagnose, mental health problems and illnesses. These counselors are typically state-certified, and requirements for the position often include master's-level education in counseling or human psychology; however, they are not always psychiatrists or psychologists aside from counseling. In any case, they employed primarily in hospitals and dedicated mental health or addiction clinics which value their versatility highly.

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Mental Health Counselor Tasks
  • Maintain accurate required documentation of patient care.
  • Counsel clients to promote optimal mental health, individually and in group sessions.
  • Design and implement treatment plans.
  • Assesses patient mental status and problems through interviews and observations.

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Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
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