Mental Health Careers

Careers in Mental Health and more.

Art Therapist

Art Therapist

Career Overview: Art Therapists design and guide art activities as coping mechanisms or to treat psychological illnesses or conditions.

Career Salary Range: $30,000 to $80,000

Estimated Years of Schooling Required: 6

Required Minimum Degree/License: Master’s Degree in Art Therapy

Become an Art Therapist

Counselor

Counselor

Career Overview: Counselors provide assistance and support to improve mental health conditions

Career Salary Range: $27,310 to $70,840

Estimated Years of Schooling Required: 4

Required Minimum Degree/License: Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling/Psychology

Become a Counselor

Music Therapist

Music Therapist

Career Overview: Music Therapists help patients reach mental health goals through the use of musical treatments

Career Salary Range: $25,000 to $75,000

Estimated Years of Schooling Required: 4

Required Minimum Degree/License: Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy

Become a Music Therapist

Psychiatrist

Alternate Career Titles: Psychiatric Therapists

Career Overview: Psychiatrists seek to prevent, diagnose and treat mental conditions or disorders.

Career Salary Range: $61,330 to $328,150

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctoral Degree

Become a Psychiatrist

Psychologist

Psychologist

Career Overview: Psychologists evaluate, interpret and treat patient behaviors and processes

Career Salary Range: $42,330 to $124,520

Estimated Years of Schooling Required: 8

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Psychology Degree

Become a Psychologist

Rehabilitation Counselor

Rehabilitation Counselor

Alternate Career Titles: Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Career Overview: Rehabilitation Counselors help people with developmental or emotional disabilities to live independent lives.

Career Salary Range: $22,040 to $62,780

Required Minimum Degree/License: Master’s Degree

Become a Rehabilitation Counselor

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