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A licensed mental health counselor can maximize the salary by adding extra hours that are to be compensated for. The counselor may also choose to work extra days.

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Can I become a mental health counselor with a psychology degree?

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No, because it is not a proper noun.

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What are the objectives of mental health counselor?

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No. You need a master's degree.

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What are the benefits of being a mental health counselor?

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