Counselors Promote the Quality of Life !

MISSION STATEMENT:   The Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia, Inc., LPCA is dedicated to the profession and the professionalism of Counselors in Georgia.

LPCA is recognized as the Most Outstanding State Association in the USA by the American Mental Health Counselors Association, AMHCA.  LPCA is a state chapter of AMHCA, a division of ACA.

LPCA is the voice for professional counselors in Georgia and we have a dedicated team that is hard working, creative, and caring.  Join Us


How to Become a Licensed Professional Counselor:

Required:Minimum of Masters Degree- primarily in counseling, four years of field clinical supervision, pass a national exam, after completing the requirements, you may apply for licensure Secretary of State Professional Licensing Board http://sos.ga.gov//?section=licensingThere are additional requirements, above is just the basics.

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26th Annual Convention and Regional Conference


26th Annual LPCA Convention and Regional Conference
May 8-11, 2014
Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia, Atlanta, GA

Register today to receive the special Early Bird Package rates!

EXHIBITORS Information

Registration can be made online, by phone at (404) 370-0200, by fax at (404) 370-0006 or by mail to: LPCA Convention Registration, 250 E. Ponce de Leon Avenue, Ste. 427, Decatur, GA 30030



Jo Abney, NCC, LPC, LPCA President 2013-2014

We lead in an unprecedented time. Even good news can be enveloped by the reality of our economy. Our job is to be efficient, mission driven, passionate, and effective in the critical services we offer to the members we serve. That’s why the Licensed Professional Counselors Association exists. We’re here for you! You are not alone. I encourage all of you reading this to accept the responsibility to make change in yourself, make sure that your role is active in this organization. If you have questions about licensure, join.  Do not ask your fellow colleague to pay your way.  Email or Call to be active, join, and participate in the coming change; change to the licensure laws and rules.


Becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia

Please see the Licensure Q&A page for more information on licensure as a professional counselor in Georiga.


Local counselor job listings , updated regularly and emailed to members.  Want the jobs first, become a member.LPCA  Map of  Georgia  Showing  Mental  Health  Professional Per County (LPC Map) Contact the LPCA office,  LPCA@mindspring.com   for more information.


About LPCA of Georgia

LPCA is a dynamic, progressive organization promoting the profession and the professionalism of licensed professional counselors in Georgia. The American Mental Health Counselors Association just named our chapter as the 2008 AMHCA Outstanding Chapter .  We have a rich 20 year history of accomplishments and continue to assist those looking for a Counselor, lobby the legislature for Counselors, and provide Continuing Education for Counselors as well as Counseling Students working towards licensure.

To serve and represent you, we have a full-time Executive Director, a Legislative Consultant, this website, a Quarterly Newsletter, an Annual Professional Journal, Continuing Education Workshops throughout the state, an Annual Convention and more.(more info by clicking ABOUT LPCA above)

Please browse our website to find out more about the many benefits of being a member of LPCA – and if you are not a current member, click on the “Join” menu tab and gain access to all the benefits I’ve mentioned as well as much, much more!

We welcome all comments, questions, suggestions and other feedback.  404-370-0200

Business Office

Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia, Inc.  (LPCA-GA)
250 E Ponce de Leon Avenue
STE 427
Decatur, GA30030
Fax line, 404-370-0006
Email: LPCA@mindspring.com




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