Connecticut Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in Connecticut

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Connecticut

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danbury and New Haven
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hartford and Bridgeport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Haven and Bridgeport

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Connecticut

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Bridgeport and New Haven

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in Connecticut are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in Connecticut

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A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Consumer Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Organizational Behavior
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology, MS in Psychology - General Psychology, MS in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, BS in Psychology, AA in Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

  • Programs: M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MA Behavioral Economics, B.A. in Psychology , more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Doctorate

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Psychology - BA, General Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Sports Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate

University of Valley Forge was founded in 1939 and is part of an international network of Assemblies of God colleges and universities.

  • Programs: BS in Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor

One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.

  • Programs: Online Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Psychology (BA)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Connecticut Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Asnuntuck Community College Enfield Associate 1,792
Capital Community College Hartford Associate 3,726
Gateway Community College New Haven New Haven Associate 5,965
Housatonic Community College Bridgeport Associate 4,475
Manchester Community College Manchester Associate 6,484
Middlesex Community College Middletown Middletown Associate 2,623
Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury Associate 5,966
Northwestern Connecticut Community College Winsted Associate 1,632
Norwalk Community College Norwalk Associate 6,231
Quinebaug Valley Community College Danielson Associate 1,846
Southern Connecticut State University New Haven Doctorate 11,930
Three Rivers Community College Norwich Norwich Associate 3,858
Tunxis Community College Farmington Associate 3,836
Western Connecticut State University Danbury Doctorate 6,211

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Connecticut. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Mental Health Counselors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Mental Health Counselors relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Hartford 960 $45290 1.79
West Hartford 960 $45290 1.79
East Hartford 960 $45290 1.79
New Haven 320 $43460 1.23
Waterbury 160 $57740 2.5
Danbury 180 $38290 2.42
Bridgeport 290 $41340 0.74
Stamford 290 $41340 0.74
Norwalk 290 $41340 0.74
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