We know the license application process is not easy. MaMHCA provides several services to students and new clinicians seeking support in this endeavor. Before requesting our assistance, please do the following:
Complete the National Clinical Mental Health Counselor Exam
For more information, please explore our Licensure Exam Services.
Read the License Application Material Posted on the AMH Website
Many Application qualification and completion questions can be answered by reading the 262CMR section 2 Mass Regulations regarding LMHCs or downloading and beginning to complete the LMHC License Application Guide.
International Graduates should have their transcripts evaluated by a 3rd party such as Scholaro, WES, or ECE before completing the Application.Attend a License Application Clinic
The license application is expensive, and it is even more expensive if your application is rejected and you have to reapply. This clinic, offered monthly, teaches you best practices to decrease the chances of application rejection. Do it right. Do it just once.
Check our continuing education calendar for upcoming License Application Clinics.
If you have followed all the above steps and still need one-on-one counseling on how to do the application, we’ve got you covered. To meet with one of our experienced trainers to go over your documentation get feedback specific to your experience and application click here: License Application Support Request