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Our Mission

The mission of the KMHCA and its membership is to enhance the profession of mental health counseling in the Commonwealth of Kentucky by promoting licensing, advocacy, education and professional development.

To carry out its mission, the association will strive to: 

  • Promote quality mental health counseling services,
  • Maintain a viable and distinct professional identity,
  • Influence public policy consistent with the ethics and values of the mental health profession in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Our Purpose

  • Advance the profession of mental health counseling by emphasizing high levels of ethical and professional practice
  • Promote legislation and administrative rules that recognize and advance the profession of mental health counseling
  • Promote a program of effective public relations to enhance awareness of mental health counseling and the competencies and services of its practitioners
  • Provide advocacy with insurance companies for contract language that protects licensed mental health counselors and their clients
  • Provide educational programs that enhance knowledge and promote continuing professional growth
  • Provide opportunities for  networking among members for professional development

Joining KMHCA

To enroll as a member of KMHCA, please select the appropriate tier on this page. Otherwise, download and complete the membership application and return it with your payment to:

Sarah Hurt, Treasurer
Kentucky Mental Health Counselors Association
PO Box 2234
Danville, KY 40423


Membership Tiers

Professional/Associate Membership

All LPCCs, LPCAs, and other professionals working in a mental health field.


Student Membership

Open to all graduate students in mental health studies.


Retiree Membership

All retired LPCCs and other mental health professionals.


Emeritus/Lifetime Membership

All LPCCs who have served 25 years or more in a mental health career.