Licensure for Counseling

The combined Master’s in Holistic Counseling and the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in Mental Health with a Holistic concentration prepares students to meet the requirements for Rhode Island state licensure.

Requirements for Licensed Mental Health Counselors in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut:

Rhode Island:



Click on the following image to see the Coursework Requirements the Holistic Graduate Program classes fill:

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Mentors:

We have several alumni who have received their licensing recently in the surrounding area (Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut) and are willing to mentor those in the process of getting their licenses. If you are interested in pursuing this service, contact the Office of Holistic Graduate Programs at [email protected] or call (401) 341-3179.

Below is a Video and an accompanying Handout from a past workshop, Fall 2013
on approaching and completing the LMHC Licensing application.

We Are Updating Our Database of Licensed Mental Health Counselors:

If you are currently licensed as a mental health counselor in any state, please email [email protected] and let our office know. We are working to compile a complete list of who is licensed from our program.

If you are licensed and are willing to mentor graduates who are undertaking the licensing process, please indicate that on your email.

Thank you!

HANDOUT – For the online video LMHC Handout – Holistic Counseling – Fall2013



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