The License Verified Badge, found on the profile page of some therapists listed in the Wecounsel Directory, indicates that Wecounsel has independently verified that the provider’s license is active and in good standing with their state or federal licensing and or certification board.
License Verification is voluntary, meaning a member without the License Verification Badge is not necessarily unlicensed. The Credential Verification Badge does not indicate the therapist is licensed in every state, province, or country they are practicing in; instead, it signifies the therapist has an active license in the state in which their license was granted. All therapists in the Wecounsel Directory with the License Verification Badge are asked to re-apply for verification annually. If a counselor in the Wecounsel Directory does not re-apply by the deadline, or if their license cannot be confirmed, the License Verification Badge is removed.
Because of the potential for human error, please be aware the License Verification Badge cannot serve as a guaranteed indication that a particular counselor listed in the Wecounsel Directory is currently or properly licensed. Wecounsel does not warrant that the mental health care providers listed in this directory are currently or properly licensed. Under no circumstances should this directory be used to verify the credentials of mental health care providers. Please contact your State Professional Licensing Board to separately verify the licensure of a provider. Furthermore, Wecounsel does not examine, determine, or warrant the competence of any mental health care provider listed in the Wecounsel Directory. Please be aware Wecounsel cannot and does not provide any warranties related to the information contained in or resulting from services from the mental health care providers listed in this Provider Directory. Information accessed through this Provider Directory is provided "AS IS" and without any warranty—either expressed or implied—including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness.
Use of the Wecounsel Directory to locate a mental health care provider is wholly voluntary. In no event shall Wecounsel be liable for damages to any user of the Wecounsel Directory or website.
Distance Counseling Certification
Providers who have the Distance Counseling Certification Badge applied to their profile on the Wecounsel Directory have provided evidence to Wecounsel that they have successfully completed a Distance Counseling Course.
A Distance Counseling Course or Certification is designed to give providers who may be furnishing services remotely through the means of technology such as video conferencing, asynchronous digital communication, telephone or other modalities training on best practices for delivering their services remotely.
Individual states may or may not require a provider to have undergone a Distance Counseling Courses prior to engaging in treatment with a new or existing client online. Please be aware Wecounsel cannot and does not provide any warranties related to the information contained in or resulting from services from the mental health care providers listed in this Provider Directory. Information accessed through this Provider Directory is provided "AS IS" and without any warranty—either expressed or implied—including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness.
Wecounsel partners with the Telebehavioral Health Institute at telehealth.org to give providers access to Distance Counseling Courses at a discounted rate (20% OFF). A mental health provider may present a distance counseling certification from this organization or another for submission and review to our staff. Upon presentation of the Certification or documentation of completion the Distance Counseling Badge will be applied. Wecounsel makes no warranties or guarantees of the efficacy or legal standing of said programs and the Badge is solely based on evidence submitted by the provider.