Join MMHCA

If you would like to be a part of the MMHCA, please fill out our online application form and submit online payment.

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If you would rather join via mail, please download our application and send it back to us.

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MMHCA Membership Benefits:

 

Proactive Public Policy and reimbursement inclusion:

Monitor the Michigan Board of Counseling and other state Profession Boards to protect our LPC/LLPC license.
Support efforts for inclusion in Medicare on the national level. We work closely with AMHCA and Michigan members of the US House and US Senate in this effort.
Committed to greater insurance reimbursement access for LPC/LLPC providers.
Develop collaborative relationships with other professional organizations, government agencies, and consumer groups.

Networking and communication services:

We provide Regional networking meetings across Michigan including breakfast, plus featured speakers on relevant topics. They are held on Saturday mornings. You can sponsor one in your community upon request. We will supply the speakers. Communities covered so far include: Royal Oak, Hamtramck, Shelby Township, Midland, Lansing, and Auburn Hills, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, and Ann Arbor. Your town could be next.
Support the AMHCA Annual Conference showcasing your specialties, making national connections. (See AMHCA.org)
MMHCA Newsletter Lifelines covers topics of interest and lists up-coming functions. Plus free ad options.
MMHCA.org provides networking, and general information.
Free Consultation to members on private practice issues, license requirements, etc.

Discounts on workshops and training (CEU credits available):

Samples of topics covered in the past include:

The Nuts and Bolds of Self Employment/Private Practice
Counselor Supervision training (beginning and advanced)
PTSD, DID
Ethics training
Therapeutic Hypnosis
Integrative Care in the Mental Health Field
Suicide and Self-Mutilation – Stopping the Pain
The Diagnostic Manuel for the Future Workshop plus ICD 10 CM

Focus on Masters and Doctoral level students

Provide networking opportunities to all the functions above.
Speak to students in their classes by invitation.
Help find placements and employment opportunities.
Identify students to present poster sessions at the Annual AMHCA Conference.
Mentoring program

Opportunities to become involved in MMHCA

Serve on committees related to your interests. We need your help!
Host a networking breakfast in your area.
Learn how to market the counseling profession in your community.
Conduct or participate in focus groups to determine the needs of counselors in Michigan.
Participate in private practice networking groups.
Become a member and invite a counselor friend!