*Currently, I do not have any LPC Intern slots available.* I am anticipating having openings summer 2020.
- Choosing a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S) should be taken seriously. The Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors sets forth strict rules and regulations that must be adhered to. Interview your potential LPC-S carefully, always refer to the LPC Rules when in doubt, and keep good records.
- I have practiced in a variety of settings including Cook Children's Medical Center, Corphealth Managed Care (mental health insurance company), Aegon-Transamerica Long-term Care Insurance company, and currently work as an Intake and Assessment clinician in the Emergency Department and a Group Counselor for the PHP and IOP programs at Baylor All Saints Hospital downtown Fort Worth.
- My private office is located at 1810 8th Ave., Ste. B204 (2nd floor), Fort Worth, Texas 76110
Your Supervision Fee ($75 per session) Includes the Following
- Individual weekly sessions. Group supervision and webcam (Skype) for those times of inconvience (ill child, school is out, car trouble, etc.)
- Feedback and guidance on counseling techniques, diagnosis, assessments, ethics, application of theories
- Group Supervision
- Review your case notes to improve documentation and monitor ethical compliance
- Supervision rates can vary based on special conditions. Feel free to email me or call me for further details.
What I am looking for in an LPC Intern
- A strong ethical and moral foundation. Please know your Texas Board Rules. You can find them here: www.dshs.texas.gov/counselor/lpc_rules/
- Someone who accepts responsibility, is dedicated and respectful of the supervisor-supervisee relationship, is organized, has effective time management skills, and is willing to ask questions
- An LPC Intern who is dedicated to the counseling profession
- Someone who understands the supervisor-supervisee relationship can be cancelled for any reason by either party at any time if it is not working out
State of Texas LPC Intern Process
- Masters Degree or PhD in Counseling or Psychology from an accredited university and completion of all classes and practicum as required by the LPC Board. For more detailed information go to the LPC Board's website at www.dshs.texas.gov/counselor/
- Successful completion of the National Counselor Exam (NCE)
- Interview potential supervisors. Complete a supervision contract form which both parties must sign.
- Apply for LPC Licensure (also known as the temporary license). All LPC Intern documents are to be sent to the Texas State Board of Examiners. Your application process may take up to six weeks to be processed.
- An Intern must obtain 3,000 total clock hours while under supervision, 1500 hours must be direct client contact during a minimum of 18 months.
- Maintain accurate records of logged hours, supervised hours, and supervision notes. You may use Time2Track or an Excel spreadsheet.
- Obtain insurance. There are several options available such as HPSO, American Professional Agency, and Hiscox.
- Please refer to the Texas Administrative Code for further information at www.dshs.texas.gov/counselor/lpc_rules/