Clinical Mental Health Program Mission

"The Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) Program at Molloy College provides our graduates with academically rigorous courses, incorporating clinical skills training with evidence-based counseling principles. Our friendly campus atmosphere and individual attention fosters the best personal and professional growth for our students.

In our CMHC program, we incorporate Molloy College's vibrant tradition of "study, spirituality, service, and community" to prepare expertly trained counselors to be highly effective in today's ever-changing human service field. Through "transformative education" Molloy College's mission is to promote a "lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership." The goal of our CMHC program is to embrace the College's mission and graduate students who have the professional identity, core knowledge, necessary state-of-the-art practical skills, and multi-cultural sensitivity to excel as Mental Health Counselors in a variety of professional mental health employment settings. Our 60-credit-program fulfills the educational requirements for licensure as a Mental Health Counselor established by the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions."

Our CMHC program embraces the Molloy College Mission

As a College, Molloy places heavy emphasis on service to the community, especially to those in need.  The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program captures the essence of this mission, and it is our intention and hope that the students we prepare for the counseling profession will dedicate much of their energies and activities to helping those in need and serving their communities.

In our CMHC program, we incorporate Molloy College's vibrant tradition of "study, spirituality, service and community" to prepare expertly trained counselors to be highly effective in today's ever-changing human service field. Through "transformative education" Molloy College's mission is to promote a "lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership." The goal of our CMHC program is to embrace the College's mission and graduate students who have the professional identity, core knowledge, necessary state-of-the-art practical skills, and multi-cultural sensitivity to excel as Mental Health Counselors in a variety of professional mental health employment settings.

 

Mental Health Counseling By the Numbers

50

States offering licensure to

practice privately

139,800+

Practicing, independent, mental health

counselors in the U.S.

19%

Projected job growth over the next

8 years

6,800+

Certified, licensed and practing mental

health professionals in N.Y.

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Dr. Laura Kestemberg
1000 Hempstead Avenue Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002

516.323.3842

lkestemberg@molloy.edu