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Counseling Degree Guide is a free resource for anyone interested in beginning or continuing a career in professional counseling, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, substance abuse counseling, school counseling, and related areas. Our experienced staff has written an informative and comprehensive guide that will help you no matter where you are on your counseling journey. We have included career information, school and degree pathways, licensure information, expert advice, and more.

Counseling Degree Guide is based in the Seattle metro area and is managed by Project 8 Labs LLC, a Better Business Bureau-accredited business since 2012.

Editorial Team

Audrey Stoffle, Chief Editor
A graduate of Berea College, Audrey Stoffle has a BA in English with a writing emphasis and a minor in Spanish. During her career, Audrey has worked as Editor for a literary magazine, Appalachian Heritage, and has taught English in Seville, Spain. Her writing and editing work has appeared on a variety of career and travel websites and blogs. When she’s not writing, Audrey enjoys running, tennis, photography, and biking around Atlanta.

Laura McPherson, Associate Editor
Laura McPherson studied technical writing at Northern Illinois University and career and technical education at Eastern New Mexico University. Her experience includes creating and deploying career training modules for professionals in various industries. She lives in Chicago and enjoys supporting the Chicago Blackhawks, book collecting, and reading.

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