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Licensure Supervision

Congratulations! The process of obtaining licensure is of major significance in the mental health profession. The relationship with your licensure supervisor will help define your experience in this process and the trajectory of your career. Choosing a supervisor that fits your style is paramount to creating a solid professional foundation in this field.


Licensure supervision is only available to candidates practicing in the state of Washington.

Available Licenses

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)


Please note:

LMFT and LICSW licenses require a percentage of supervision hours are completed with an LMFT or LICSW approved supervisor. Obtaining a secondary supervisor with the respective credentials is necessary for LMFT and LICSW candidates.

Candidate Requirements

  • Completed master's or doctoral degree 

  • Employment in a mental health direct-service role 

  • Ethical and legal adherence to professional laws/ethics

  • Pass national examination by end of the licensure process

Pricing and Frequency

  • $125 / 60 min (individual)

  • $125 / 60 min (group - per person)

Please note: forms of payment include credit and debit cards. Payment is due at time of service. Invoices are available upon request for potential employer reimbursement.

Supervision frequency based on candidate's preference and availability. Typical frequency is 1 - 4 supervision hours per month, which includes group supervision when available. Candidates are welcome to obtain a secondary supervisor at their place of employment. If eligible, candidates are also welcome to apply for multiple licenses simultaneously.

Supervision Topics

  • Developing strong therapeutic relationships

  • Exploration of human nature and related constructs

  • Exploration of theory and modalities

  • Clinical skills and interventions

  • Self-care, boundaries, and professional sustainability 

  • Professionalism in the mental health field

  • Attachment science and interpersonal neurobiology

  • Ethical and sustainable record keeping

  • Ethics of clinical practice

  • Mandatory reporting standards

  • Diagnostics

  • Navigating different practice environments (private practice, agency, community-based, etc.)​

  • How to complete licensure applications

  • How to create a private practice post-licensure
  • ​Navigating professional and community relationships

  • Professional writing and communication 


At this time, all supervision will be conducted via Zoom.

Canidates in the Vancouver, Spokane, and Seattle areas may have the opportunity to request some in-person supervision. 

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