Mental Health Counselor

Sarah Deshong's Individual Career Plan

What is a Mental Health Counselor?

Mental health counselors help people manage and overcome mental and emotional disorders and problems with family and other relationships. They listen to clients and ask questions to help the clients understand their problems and develop strategies to improve their lives.

what they do

they help with

  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Phobias
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Addiction
  • Chronic pain


You have to graduate high school and get your masters degree in college