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M.S. in Mental Health Counseling

This 60 credit master's degree program prepares students to work in mental health and social service agencies, clinics, hospitals and in private practice. The integrated CASAC curriculum track enables students to pursue a wide variety of employment opportunities in the substance abuse field.

Students learn individual and group counseling techniques, and consultation skills found to be effective with a variety of clinical issues ranging from life adjustment problems to serious mental illnesses. Students are trained to be multiculturally competent and sensitive to the needs of diverse populations. This program offers broad training and leads to eligibility for New York State licensure as a Mental Health Counselor. Students are given personalized advisement about the internships and electives that will best serve their professional goals.

Inquiries may be directed to:

For Rockland
Dr. Thomas Nardi,
Program Director, Rockland and West Point
845-450-5406
thomas.nardi@liu.edu

For Westchester
Dr. Beth Weiner,
Program Director, Westchester
914-831-2717
beth.weiner@liu.edu

For CASAC please contact:
Dr. Susan Goldman
LIU Hudson Graduate Programs in Counseling, Psychology and Therapy
susan.goldman@liu.edu
914- 831-2718