Welcome to the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association



Welcome to the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association

The only organization in the State of Florida dedicated exclusively to meeting the professional needs of Florida's Licensed Mental Health Counselors.

Welcome to Florida Mental Health Counselors Association, the leading organization advocating for mental health counseling professionals. Our objective is to provide education, legislative oversight, and networking. Our Annual Conference provides an opportunity for advanced professional training.

Protecting, sustaining, and advancing the profession of mental health counseling in the State of Florida is our guiding motto. We have served mental health counselors for more than 20 years, in a variety of professional ways. With the collaboration of our local chapters, individual members, and lobbyist, we have accumulated a record that demonstrates our dedication to your success as a mental health professional and the growth of our profession.

   FMHCA  Annual Conference Counseling in the Modern Age: What it was & Where we are headed!, 

being held in Lake Mary, FL at the Orlando Marriott froFebruary 2-4, 2017.


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   FMHCA  Annual Conference Counseling in the Modern Age: What it was & Where we are headed!, 

being held in Lake Mary, FL at the Orlando Marriott froFebruary 2-4, 2017.

   FMHCA  Annual Conference Counseling in the Modern Age: What it was & Where we are headed!, 

being held in Lake Mary, FL at the Orlando Marriott froFebruary 2-4, 2017.


Call for Presenters for FMHCA's 2017 Webinar Series

Share your knowledge and expertise!  FMHCA is looking for presenters for our 2017 "Emerging Issues in Mental Health Counseling" webinar series.  This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the profession, further establish yourself as an expert, promote your practice or agency, share about an area of our profession that you feel passionate about, build your CV, and gain experience in teaching and training.  FMHCA hosts monthly webinars that are 2 hours in duration.  If you are interested in presenting, please submit a webinar today.

Please submit your proposal by Thursday, August 4th.  After submitting your proposal, a member of the Education, Training Standards, & Continuing Education Committee will contact you.

Click Here For Webinar Proposal Application


July Free Webinar


SESSION  7:

Best Practices in Clinical Supervision


Date: Friday, 8/12/16, 2:00-4:00 pm

Presenter: Richard Chapman, LMHC

Description: The purpose of this webinar is to provide an update regarding the subject of clinical supervision. This webinar is geared towards qualified supervisors and new mental health counseling professionals. How to structure a clinical supervision session, ethical issues faced by clinical supervisors and a 491 update regarding changes in supervision regulations will be discussed.

Link to Registerhttps://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1233442409926276610        


CE Broker Tracking #: 20-529900, Publishing #: 10-1752036

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be provided with an overview of supervision theory
  • Participants will be educated on the 2015 ethical standards for clinical supervisors.
  • Participant will be provided with an overview of emergent issues clinical supervision.
  • Participants will be provided with the 491 rules concerning qualified supervisors.

About the Presenter

Richard Chapman is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. He is a doctoral student in counseling education and supervision. His clinical interests include PTSD and counseling individuals with disabilities. He also has professional interests in clinical supervision and in self-advocacy and self-determination of individuals with disabilities. Richard has been actively involved in the disability rights movement in the state of Florida. He regularly writes about counseling and self-advocacy. He is actively involved in several professional organizations related to counseling. He was on the revisions committee for the 2015 update of the American Mental Health Counselors Association code of ethics, which included an update on clinical supervision.



Upcoming events

 FMHCA  Annual Conference being held in Lake Mary, FL at the Orlando Marriott froFebruary 2-4, 2017.












                                       Looking for Sponsors Who are Excited, Ready to Network & Build Relationships. 

Our association needs your support with both your financial contribution to our annual conference and your services for the mental health field. Please take a look below at the sponsorship packages we are offering for this year’s annual conference. Our conference provides a medium in which mental health clinicians come together to exchange innovative ideas about how to better serve our clients. It is important to keep a high level of connectivity in order to exchange new approaches as well as to educate as many people as we can about what services we offer to those in need. Please know that you will be recognized as an active part of this community through your support of our educational conference.



Don't Miss Out Early Bird Rate Going On Now 

Register for One of the Pre-Conference breakout sessions 

by Clicking Here February 2nd 2017.

Register for the Annual FMHCA Conference 

by Clicking Here February 3rd & 4th 2017.


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