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Professional Counseling Department

The mission of the Webster University professional counseling program is to provide high-quality experiences to students, helping them become expert professional counselors who strive for individual excellence and help enhance the quality of life in local, national, and global societies.  Our diverse faculty strives to create a culturally-inclusive program, providing students with a strong base of knowledge and skills to practice effectively in a variety of careers in the field of mental health and human service, educational institutions, and private practice and government, as well as in business and industrial settings.

The graduate professional counseling program offers several areas of emphasis: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marriage, Couple, Family, and Child Counseling; and Family Life Counseling. Our program is offered at campuses nationwide, as well as internationally in Geneva, Switzerland.

Points of Distinction

  • The professional counseling program is available at Webster campuses nationwide, as well as internationally in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Classes are limited to a maximum of 24 students to create an ideal environment for learning, interaction, and discovery.
  • Students complete a 15-month clinical counseling field experience, gaining hands-on training.
  • Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited at Webster Groves, MO; Charleston, SC; Columbia, SC; and Myrtle Beach, SC Campuses. We continue to work on bringing CACREP accreditation to all campus locations in the U.S.
  • Webster University enjoys a 30-year track record in preparing students for successful careers in the counseling profession.

Contact Us

Wonjee Beh
Graduate Admissions Counselor
Loretto Hall 163
(314) 246-8239

Allison Labaali
Department Contact
Webster Hall 308
(314) 246-7795

Muthoni Musangali, PhD, NCC
Department Chair & Associate Professor
Webster Hall 307
(314) 246-8278

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