MINNEAPOLIS--(Capella University (http://www.capella.edu), an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing high quality online degree programs for working adults, has been named Mental Health Counselor of the Year by the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA). King, who earned a doctorate in General Counselor Education and Supervision from Capella, received the honor at the AMHCA’s recent national conference in Orlando. As of June 30, 2012, more than 36,000 students are pursuing an online degree at Capella. The learning and career outcomes of Capella’s students and alumni can be found at www.capellaresults.org.)--Jason King, a 2012 PhD graduate of
“I am honored by this recognition from AMHCA, and I feel privileged to associate with my fellow clinical mental health counselors in Utah and throughout the nation. I dedicate this award to my clients, who are the champions of mental health”
King, who lives in Orem, Utah, was honored for professional excellence and having “helped the clinical mental health counseling profession overcome challenges and create opportunities.” He is also the co-owner and clinical director of Life Enhancement Center, a group of community mental health and substance abuse clinics with offices throughout Utah.
“I am honored by this recognition from AMHCA, and I feel privileged to associate with my fellow clinical mental health counselors in Utah and throughout the nation. I dedicate this award to my clients, who are the champions of mental health,” King said.
The American Mental Health Counselors Association is a community of more than 6,000 clinical mental health counselors with a mission to enhance the profession of clinical mental health counseling through licensing, advocacy, education and professional development.
About Capella University
Capella University is an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing quality online degree programs for working adults. About 75 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's or doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, homeland security, human resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 149 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 17 certificate programs. More than 36,000 learners were enrolled as of June 30, 2012, from all 50 states and 59 other countries. Capella is committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).
*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and
is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
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