Join IMHCA Today!

Membership in the Idaho Mental Health Counselors Association is multidisciplinary and open to professional counselors, counselor educators, counseling students, and other licensed mental health providers recognized by the association who have an interest in the advancement of the mental health counseling profession.  IMHCA is a division of the Idaho Counseling Association (ICA) and a State Branch of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA).

Member Benefits

  • NEW!  IMHCA is partnering with Person Centered Tech Support (https://personcenteredtech.com) to provide discounts on their services to IMHCA members.  Person Centered Tech Support specializes in Telemental Health and offers a Telemental Health Certification program.  Click here for more information.  
  • NEW!  IBOL Quarterly Board Meeting Updates--These updates describe relevant information discussed at the board meeting pertinent to mental health counselors.  Examples include information about lessons learned from IBOL disciplinary proceedings and issues related to licensure.
  • Representation at the quarterly IBOL board meetings.
  • Twenty-five dollar discount on IMHCA’s high quality, low-cost ethics trainings.
  • Discounts on professional development trainings created by IMHCA.
  • Annual newsletter and periodic emails including information on issues relevant to mental health counselors such as training opportunities and legislation and mental health advocacy events.
  • Listserv available to members for free advertising of office space, job openings, groups, and other services.
  • Free advertising opportunity with our searchable member directory.  Profile can include your contact information, picture, bio, and website link for easy client access.
  • COMING IN 2019!  Peer Consultation group facilitated by IMHCA board members.

Your Membership Supports

  • An association focused solely on issues relevant to Idaho mental health counselors.
  • Advocacy on public policy and legislation issues pertaining  to Idaho mental health counselors.
  • Sponsoring high quality professional training opportunities.
  • Raising public awareness about mental health needs in Idaho.
  • Scholarships to counseling graduate students which contributes to their developing identity as mental health counselors.

Please contact IMHCA Membership Chair, Jamie Van LPC with any membership questions.

Testimonials from the board:

"IMHCA has been a way for me to connect with other dedicated counselors across the state, stay up to speed on the public policy surrounding professional counselors in Idaho, and contribute to the advancement of the profession". ~Past President, Steve Moody Phd, LPC

"I joined IMHCA to make a difference on a larger scale while being supported by some of the most knowledgeable and passionate counselors in Idaho". ~Past President, Michelle Hopkins LCPC

"Having a supportive group of peers in the counseling community is essential for my own balance and health as I navigate my professional journey; IMHCA is a seamless fit." ~Membership Chair, Jamie Van LPC

"Learning about the mission of AMHCA, and about IMHCA's role in establishing our professional licensure, has inspired me.  I want to be a part of sharing pride in our profession in Idaho, of sharing information about the impact of what we are learning about human needs and behavior. And- I am motivated by gratitude for the amazing experiences I have had, and continue to have, being a part of this work." ~Publications Chair, Mari Ellis, NCC, LCPC

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