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  • Mental Health Counselors

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Behavioral Health Counselor
  • Behavioral Health Therapist
  • Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • College Mental Health Counselor
  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Mental Health Case Manager
  • Mental Health Clinician
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Mental Health Program Specialist
  • Mental Health Specialist
  • Mental Health Therapist
  • Mental Health Therapist Team Leader
  • Mental Health/Mental Retardation Supports Coordinator (MH/MR Supports Coordinator)
  • Substance Abuse/Mental Health Clinician

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Counsel with emphasis on prevention. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. May help individuals deal with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging.


  • Coordinate or direct employee workshops, courses, or training about mental health issues.
  • Gather information about community mental health needs or resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy.
  • Plan or conduct programs to prevent substance abuse or improve community health or counseling services.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Collect information about community health needs.
  • Plan programs to address community health issues.
  • Provide basic health care services.