About Gulf Coast Mental Health Counselors Association

Gulf Coast Mental Health Counselors Association is dedicated to promoting the profession of Mental Health Counseling. We are a local organization serving Southwest Florida. Membership is open to LMHC’s, RMHCI’s, MFT’s and graduate students. We welcome Psychologists and Social Workers to attend networking CEU luncheons.

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Who are we?

Gulf Coast Mental Health Counselors Associations was formed to promote the profession of Mental Health Counseling.

CONGRATULATIONS to the newly elected GMHC Board 2020-2022!!

President: Carrie Johnson

President-Elect/Vice President: Anthony Garcia

Secretary: Wendy Powell

Treasurer: Pam Peters

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern: Angie Snyder

Graduate Student Representative: Madison Piorkowski

Professional Development Chair: Tia Nagel

Membership Chair: Jama Thurman

Legislative Chair: Melissa Belyea

Marketing/Public Relations Chair: Elizabeth Martin

Graduate Student Committee Chair:

Webmaster: Jody Magras

Member-at-Large: Dana Buonanducci

Member-at-Large:Kathy Feinstein

Member-at-Large:Michael O-Brien

Member-at-Large:Katie Stabile

2018 Gulf Coast Mental Health Counselors Board Committees and Council:

Legislative Committee

  • Chair -Melissa Belyea

Membership Committee

  • Chair – Jama Thurman

Professional Development Committee

  • Chair – Tia Nagel

Marketing-Public Relations Committee

  • Chair – Elizabeth Martin

The Graduate Student Committee

  • Chair

Past President Council

  1. George Drobinski
  2. David Sarchet
  3. Douglas Fowler
  4. Christopher Seavey
  5. April Brown
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What do we do? | We Promote the Profession of Mental Health Counseling in Southwest Florida

Professional Membership for ($75)/year includes:

  • 4 Luncheon Workshops with expert trainings and CEUs
  • Option to be included in GMHC online directory
  • Networking for referrals and potential employment opportunities
  • Scholarship Opportunities for MH Graduate Students and Registered Interns
  • Legislative updates for the LMHC profession

Join TODAY. Membership is open to:

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselors
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Registered Mental Health Counselor Interns
  • Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Interns
  • Mental Health Counseling Graduate Students (discounted membership fee)Marriage and Family Graduate Students (discounted membership fee)

Workshops are open to psychologists and social workers.

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