Parent Organization


TLPCA is a state chapter of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA).
AMHCA is the professional membership organization that represents the clinical mental health counseling profession. Clinical membership in AMHCA requires a master’s degree in counseling or a closely related mental health field and adherence to AMHCA’s National Standards for Clinical Practice. Rapid changes in the health care marketplace make it more necessary than ever for AMHCA members to make their voices known to this Congress. Click here to read a brief history of our organization. Through a set group of standards and ethics for mental health counselors, AMHCA is dedicated to training and cultivating excellent practitioners. AMHCA offers many different ways for counselors to improve their excellence in any field they work in.

For more information on AMHCA, visit

RSS AMHCA Latest Blogs

  • This Week at AMHCA: July 13-17, 2020 July 14, 2020
    AMHCA's latest e-Newsletter available to members.
    Whitney Meyerhoeffer
  • The Advocate Magazine: Special Issue: Call for Articles on Diversity and Policing July 3, 2020
    The shooting deaths this spring of Black Americans by law enforcement officers have roiled the nation, and the protests that erupted in cities big and small have focused not only on excessive use of force by police, but on the pervasiveness of institutionalized racism and a determination to ensure fulfillment of the pledge "liberty and […]
    Whitney Meyerhoeffer
  • Latest Issue of The Advocate Magazine Available Online July 3, 2020
    The Winter-Spring 2020 issue of  The Advocate Magazine  has been posted to This issue features a special section on CMHCs and the Coronavirus, plus two features on CMHCs' role in helping patients manage pain without medication, and innovative neurocounseling interventions that improve sleep. Also in this issue is a Call for Articles for an […]
    Whitney Meyerhoeffer
  • Maintenance Today June 29, 2020
    From 5-6pm EST tonight, June 29, 2020 members will not be able to log in to for maintenance, afterwards you can log in with your new Member Portal username and password.
    Whitney Meyerhoeffer