Welcome to the New Jersey Mental Health Counselors Association Website

Dear One and All,

Our organization represents mental health clinicians in all types of settings - schools, agencies, and private practice. We are dedicated to improving mental health services for the consumer on a state and national level as well as advocating for all Licensed Professional and Licensed Associate Counselors (LPC and LAC) in the state of New Jersey. Licensed Professional and Licensed Associate Counselors are master level clinicians who have attained their licenses following a rigorous program of study and experience. Their license is renewable every two years with a requirement of continuing education. They utilize many different theories of psychology and counseling along with practical and skill based resources. If you are seeking a counselor, please click on FIND A COUNSELOR for a selection of names and location in your area. We believe the information found on this website will be beneficial to both clinicians and consumers. We hope you agree! If you have any suggestions or comments, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Member Benefits for Joining NJMHCA/NJCA

Join NJCA and get NJMHCA free as a primary affiliate. Here's why you should choose our division:


  • Active professional group where you can network with colleagues across the state.
  • Free listing on the national online Find A Counselor Directory offered through Provisions Consulting.
  • Access to the Provisions Consulting Job Bank.
  • Practice Marketing Services including website design and hosting.
  • Conferences, workshops - posted in a timely manner.
  • Convenient way to earn CEU's - 40/2 years required for maintenance of your license, beginning as of December 1, 2004.
  • Newsletter - published 4 times a year. If you're not receiving your newsletter, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Peer Consultation Groups - arranged by counties
  • Networking Brunches - 4 times a year, in a central location.
  • Marketing Tool - for you to consumer
  • Directory - member to member
  • link to AMHCA
  • member to consumer
  • Legislative awareness - local, state, and national issues
  • Listing for job opportunities, inquiries about office space, and communication with colleagues.

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Get In Touch

New Jersey Counseling Association
P.O. Box 74
Cranford, New Jersey 07016
Telephone: (609) 273-9917
Fax: (908) 272-2144


The New Jersey Counseling Association is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.