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Mental Health & School Counseling

FGCU resources for mental health and school counseling

Florida Counseling Association


To promote the value of professional counseling as well as supporting and unifying professional counselors in all settings resulting in high quality practices in Florida.


The purpose of the Florida Counseling Association is to promote the counseling profession through public awareness, professional development, and advocacy.

Florida Mental Health Counselors Association

Our Mission 

The mission of the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association is to advance the

profession of clinical mental health  counseling through intentional and strength-based

advocacy, networking,professional development, legislative efforts,  public education, and

the promotion of positive mental health for our communities.

Florida School Counseling Assocation

The Florida School Counselor Association (FSCA) expands the image and influence of professional school counselors through advocacy, leadership, collaboration and systemic change at the state level. FSCA empowers professional school counselors with the knowledge, skills, linkages, and resources to promote student success in the school, the home, the community, and the world.

American Counseling Association

The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings.

American Mental Health Counselors Assocation

Our mission is to advance the profession of clinical mental health counseling by setting the standard for:




Ethical Practice

Education, Training, and Professional Development

American School Counselor Association

The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to school counselors around the globe.

American College Counseling Association

The American College Counseling Association is made up of diverse mental health professionals from the fields of counseling, psychology, and social work. Our common theme is working within higher education settings.

International Association for Counseling

Since 1966, we have worked to advance the development of counselling through practice, education, research, and advocacy initiatives. IAC advances the development of counselling in order to improve people’s lives and well-being.  Counselling changes lives for the better and reduces suffering. IAC’s humanitarian movement advocates for more access to counselling worldwide.