They can be a psychologist or clinical social worker (MSW, LCSW or ACSW these powers adopted in the United States) – both disciplines taught maintenance therapy. Those who advertise themselves as ‘konsualtanty’ may not have the training for clinical treatment and / or have inadequate leadership. Be careful when considering the experience of ‘consultant’, which can be lay people working on their problems, or a church with a religious spirit konsualtantom. In the past, many states did not have the management and people could call themselves ‘consultants’ although they were without the necessary education and training. Additional information at CIA supports this article. Many states now issue licenses to clinical staff who may use the letters ‘LPC’, or something like that follow their names. This usually indicates that man comes to the state standards and obtained a license. The most important thing – is that you have the right skills and know if it fits on the state or provincial standards for the conduct of the practice of psychotherapy.