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Internship Opportunities for LPC-Interns


As an LPC-Intern, beginning the process of obtaining your LPC license can be challenging. Therefore, choosing a supervisor that compliments you both personally and professionally can make the process easier.

As a supervisor, I will work with you as a guide and mentor, facilitating your success and professional growth.   

LPC-Interns Requirements to start supervision:

Copy of temporary license

Copy of NCE score

Copy of transcript (unofficial)

Copy of Liability Insurance

Supervisor Contract signed

State required licensing application

An LPC-Intern will receive:

3,000 Direct and Indirect hours

supervision hours

Guidance through sessions

Learn how to build your own practice

Learn marketing strategies

Learn how to network

Meet other interns

Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Requirements:

 A master's or doctoral degree in counseling or a counseling-related field from an accredited college or university

A planned graduate program in counseling or a counseling-related field of at least 48 graduate semester hours
Applicants must obtain academic course work in each of the following areas: normal human growth and development; abnormal human behavior; appraisal or assessment techniques; counseling theories; counseling methods or techniques (individual and group); research; lifestyle and career development; social, cultural and family issues; and professional orientation
As part of the graduate program, a supervised practicum experience, that is primarily counseling in nature. The practicum should be at least 300 clock-hours with at least 100 clock-hours of direct client contact. Academic credit for the practicum must appear on the applicant's transcript.
After completion of the graduate degree and before application, an applicant must take and pass the National Counselor Exam and the Texas Jurisprudence Exam. After receiving a temporary LPC license from the board, the applicant may begin the supervised post-graduate counseling experience (internship). 3000 clock-hours with at least 1,500 being direct client contact of internship under the supervision of a board-approved supervisor is required. The 3000 clock-hours may not be completed in a time period of less than 18 month.  
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