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Mental Health
Counselors Association

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Governor Sununu has ordered telehealth services, including those from LCMHC's, be covered as they would be in-person with no need to originate in the office.  NASW in collaboration with NHPA, NHAMFT, and NHMHCA advocated for this executive order. We are so glad it has come to pass! Click here to read the Emergency Order Please consider writing a thank you to Governor Sununu for this.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issues notification concerning HIPPA rules for Telehealth during the Covid-19 national emergency. Click here to read notification.

Our mission is  to promote and support the professionalism of and collaboration among clinical mental health counselors; to educate the public regarding the role and function of clinical mental health counselors and to advocate for the consumers of mental health.

Call for Nominations

NHMHCA Needs You!


This is your chance to help lead the association dedicated to positioning clinical mental health counselors to meet the health care needs of those we serve while advancing the profession. Every year, positions become available to serve on the NHMHCA’s board of directors. The NHMHCA invites nominations for the 2020 election of the association’s board of directors.  There are both positions that are coming to the end of their term as well as vacancies that need to be filled. 


You can review criteria and position descriptions in the By-Laws on the NHMHCA website:


NHMHCA is currently seeking the following to serve in leadership positions:

Current positions up for nomination:

  • President Elect
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Membership
  • Mentoring

Vacant positions also up for nomination:

  • Publications/Public Awareness
  • Professional Development 
  • Legislative
  • Media Technology

Deadline for nominations is May 1, 2020 with elections to be held at the Annual Meeting and Ethics Workshop June ___.

Those wishing to be nominated should provide a brief bio and CV to the attention of Ellen V. A. Papanikolaou, Past President of the NHMHCA at:


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events 
Annual Meeting
Online via Zoom
June 5, 2020 
9:00 am- 10:30 am

Check your email for a Survey Monkey for voting
Your vote matters!

  The June Ethics Workshop has been cancelled

Next Board Meetings

June 5, 2020 

Contact Sara at president@nhmhca. 
in person or virtually 



Volunteer Opportunity!
Request for Healthcare Professional Volunteers-Covid-19 Response
Find out more

Job Opportunity
at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Posted 12/5/2019

Filled! Counseling Position in Amherst
Posted 10/17/2019

To post an ad, contact

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Professional Membership: $75

Student Membership: $45


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            The Collaborator

Coming soon!! We are bringing back the newsletter for members to keep you more informed and connected with what is going on in your Board of Director, the various Chairs and Committees and in the field of Mental Health Counseling. Click here for the online version or check your email.

The New Hampshire Mental Health Counselors Association (NHMHCA) is a state chapter of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA), and was formed to provide a voice for mental health counselors, while also promoting the profession of mental health counseling in New Hampshire.