Over 40 Years of Service to the Mental Health Community

MaMHCA: Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Allied Organizations


MaMHCA conducts a variety of critical programs and services that provide important benefits for our members and also for various groups and organizations in the Commonwealth.

  • For Providers of Continuing Education Workshops and Trainings

Guidelines for CE Providers: The MaMHCA Continuing Education Program, is the designated entity of the Allied Board of Mental Health and Human Services Professions,  to approve sponsors of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for licensure renewal, in accordance with the requirements of 262 CMR 7.00. The Committee has developed Guidelines for CE Providers to obtain approval. The MaMHCA Continuing Education Program approved workshops and trainings are listed quarterly in the MaMHCA newsletter. View Guidelines for CE Providers and Procedures for Approval.

Other Advertising Opportunities for CE Providers include display advertising in the MaMHCA Newsletter (now on-line), our Job Fair Exhibitor’s Booklet, our Referral Network Directory, and through links from our Quarterly Listings. Learn more.

  • For Mental Health Agencies

MaMHCA is proud to offer programs that support the important work of Community Mental Health Agencies throughout the Commonwealth.

Job and Career Fairs: MaMHCA’s Annual Job and Career Fairs have provided invaluable opportunities for Agencies to economically and efficiently find prospective staff. Agencies that participate in our Fairs can have a free 1-year link on our website on our Job Opportunities Page. Learn more about our Job and Career Fair.

Agencies not participating in a Fair can purchase a link from our site. Request information.

Read about our extremely successful 7th Annual Job and Career Fair this past April 2013 in our member newsletter. Members log in.

Our next Fair is scheduled for April 2014. Registration begins in February 2014.

Trainings on LMHC Licensure: MaMHCA provides trainings at your site for staff interested in obtaining LMHC licensure. Contact us for more information.

MaMHCA Supervision Training Program: MaMHCA offers a comprehensive (30 CE, 8 workshop), training program on supervision theory, skills, and legal and ethical requirements of supervision, that is specifically tailored to supervising prospective LMHCs interning and/or working in agency settings. Participants have an opportunity to become a MaMHCA Certified Supervisor when they complete the program. Learn more about this program.

MaMHCA Certified Supervisors can serve as Contract Supervisors, as designated in the CMR 262, for prospective LMHC candidates needing LMHC supervision hours for licensure, and as Mandated Supervisors for the Allied Board of Mental Health and Human Services Professions. Learn more.

  • For State Agencies

LMHC Professional Profile – a one page look at LMHC licensure and 3rd party mandates, education, and training requirements, ethics and standards of practice requirements, and practice settings profile in the Commonwealth. Read the LMHC Professional Profile

MaMHCA Public Policy Initiatives – an overview of the public policy initiatives that MaMHCA is currently involved with. Read more.

Updates on LMHC Practice - updates on national legislative and public policy activities that impact LMHC practice:

o Recent regulations issued by TRICARE including LMHCs  

o Recent Regulations issued by the VA including LMHCs

o New Diplomate Program of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)