Welcome to The Counselor’s Mentor

“My goal is to mentor and inspire developing mental health professionals to be competent, effective and educated in the counseling field.”

LICENSED PROFESSIONALS

DO YOU HAVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS?

Is private practice right for me?

How do I prevent burnout?

How much do counselor’s make?

Should I become an LPC supervisor?

How should I network?

Can I work full time and still be present with my family?

TEMPORARY LICENSE HOLDERS

DO YOU HAVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS?

How do I find an LPC supervisor?

Why didn’t grad school teach me this?!

How do I get decent pay as an intern/associate?

How do I file all that paperwork?

I think I might be feeling burnout.

GRADUATE STUDENTS

DO YOU HAVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS?

I need to interview a counselor in the community for a project.

Do I really want to be a professional counselor?

How much do counselor’s make?

Why didn’t grad school teach me this?

How long does full licensure take?

THE MENTOR’S MISSION

The Mission of The Counselors Mentor is to offer guidance for developing counselors throughout each step and every step of their professional development. This space is meant for any professional passionate about being in the mental health field but finds themself in the “in between.” The goal of this site is to prompt individuals to make active steps to advance their career in the counseling field. The words are from me, Sarah Rivera, a mental health group practice owner and supervisor who had to learn things the hard way about getting through internship, supervision, employment and private practice. Skip the questions, and find the answers here.

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