Archive for Tag: counseling

NJ enters interstate counseling compact under new law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis’ bill easing the mental health practitioner shortage by entering New Jersey into an interstate counseling compact was signed into law Tuesday. “More people in New Jersey will now be able to more quickly receive the mental health treatment they so desperately need,” Matsikoudis (R-Union)...

Read More

Assembly passes Matsikoudis bill increasing mental health practitioners licensed to practice in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis’ bill easing the mental health practitioner shortage by entering New Jersey into an interstate counseling compact passed the Assembly on Thursday. The measure (A5311) provides for licensure reciprocity so that licensed counselors can provide services in any member state via telehealth without the...

Read More

Matsikoudis bill easing mental health practitioner shortage passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Aiming to increase access to mental health services, the Assembly Health Committee on Monday advanced a bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis to enter New Jersey into an interstate counseling compact that provides for licensure reciprocity. “Following the pandemic, which increased the demand for mental health...

Read More