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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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Department of Health Professions
 
Board
Board of Counseling
 
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling [18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Action Requirement for CACREP accreditation for educational programs
Stage NOIRA
Comment Period Ends 7/1/2015
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6/1/15  1:46 pm
Commenter: Nicholas D. Frye, LCPC Medifast, Inc.

Opposed to CACREP only proposal
 

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Maryland and I graduated from a non-CACREP accredited program. I have a MS degree in Counseling Psychology and have practiced as a counselor for 7 years helping people to overcome depression, addictions, obesity, and myriad other conditions. I would like to formally submit my emphatic opposition to the CACREP only proposition for the state of Virginia. Although I do not practice in your state I am vehemetly opposed to any legislation that limits public access to mental health services and sunders the counseling profession. This is bad for counselors, bad for public health, and bad for Virginia.

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