Legal Notices and Disclaimers

The Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling is a regulatory agency that is appointed by the Governor and is comprised of licensed professional counselors and the public whose mission is:

  • To protect the public from incompetent, unethical and unlawful counseling practice.
  • To enforce qualification standards for all levels licensure.
  • To delineate unlawful conduct through disciplinary procedures against practitioners who violate applicable laws or rules.

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Each has its own structure, pattern of communication, and experiences. Individual personalities, beliefs, and values, as well as the influence of the extended family, make up the dynamic family unit. Family therapy can help your family understand one another and work through challenges you may be facing.