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Counseling professionals are dedicated to helping individuals and families overcome their challenges and issues using caring and supportive therapies.

Services Licensed Counselors Provide

In Illinois and other states, licensed counselors are allowed to practice clinical counseling. The scope of practice varies from state-to-state. Typical services provided by licensed counselors include:

  • All forms of psychotherapy
  • Quality behavioral health care
  • A blend of therapies for couple and family treatment
  • Supervisory roles 
Where Counselors Work

As a licensed counselor, you have the option to work in several different types of settings, including:

  • Community behavioral health centers
  • Inpatient/outpatient clinics and hospitals
  • Residential treatment centers
  • Research positions
  • University student services
  • Career services
  • Student affairs positions
  • Private practice