Mental Health Month Highlights Need for Counseling Professionals

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eLearners.com offers Mini Guide to Online Counseling and Psychology Degrees: As the growing demand for mental health professionals is highlighted during Mental Health Month, eLearners.com a web resource of EducationDynamics, launches a "Mini-Guide to Online Psychology Degrees", located at http://www.elearners.com/guide-to-online-education/guide-to-online-psychology-degree.asp to help prospective students find the online education program that is right for them.

The 'Mini-Guides' we have created help explain careers, necessary education and other frequently asked questions. Many people would love to pursue a new career or get an advanced degree, but need a flexible schedule and don't have the time to go to a traditional campus

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, jobs for substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors is expected to grow 34 percent from 2006 to 2016, while the positions for mental health counselors is expected to grow by 30 percent. As this growing demand for mental health professionals is highlighted during Mental Health Month, eLearners.com a web resource of EducationDynamics, launches a "Mini-Guide to Online Psychology Degrees", located at http://www.elearners.com/guide-to-online-education/guide-to-online-psychology-degree.asp to help prospective students find the online education program that is right for them.

"The 'Mini-Guides' we have created help explain careers, necessary education and other frequently asked questions. Many people would love to pursue a new career or get an advanced degree, but need a flexible schedule and don't have the time to go to a traditional campus," said Terrence Thomas, Chief Marketing Officer for eLearners.com, which connects prospective students with online learning providers. "Online classes can be tailored to fit any schedule, allowing people to keep true to their priorities and fit in school."

To help people sort through the various online psychology and online counseling courses, the "Mini-Guide to Online Psychology Degrees" covers several areas, including:

  • What is the study of psychology?
  • Is an online psychology degree right for me?
  • What concentrations are there for an online psychology degree?
  • What careers in psychology will I be ready for?
  • Comprehensive information on more than 80 online psychology and counseling degrees.

"A career in counseling can be an incredibly rewarding experience, helping people gain the strength, confidence and wisdom they need in their lives," continued Thomas. "And, online education can get them there."

In addition to the "Mini-Guide to Online Psychology Degrees," eLearners.com offers a comprehensive database of programs and information for students to determine if attending an online college is right for them, including the eLearners Advisor, an assessment that measures online learning compatibility with the prospective online learner. In addition, with the current credit crunch, eLearners.com's Student Loans and Financial Aid Center can help students find financial support in paying for college, including the Debt-Free College Guide and online scholarships with more than $14 billion in financial aid.

For more information on eLearners.com and to search for online psychology and counseling degrees, visit http://www.elearners.com.

About eLearners.com®
The eLearners.com website is one of several high visibility, high-quality websites operated by EducationDynamics, LLC. Since 1999, eLearners.com has been successfully connecting learners to online education, including online degrees and online certificate programs, specialized career training, and a variety of online courses. For prospective students, eLearners® provides a powerful search engine for users to find thousands of online program offerings, as well as educational evaluation tools and financial aid resources. For online colleges and universities, the eLearners.com website offers a low-cost, performance-based method to provide national exposure and increase enrollments in their programs. For more information on eLearners.com, visit http://www.elearners.com/.

About EducationDynamics
EducationDynamics, a portfolio company of Halyard Capital, is the leading marketing and information services company dedicated to helping higher education institutions find, enroll and retain students. Its content-rich and highly visible education websites, including EarnMyDegree.com, eLearners.com, GradSchools.com, StudyAbroad.com, and its more than 50 special interest microsites, make EducationDynamics the premier provider of qualified prospective students for colleges and universities. In addition, the company offers a full suite of web-delivered services proven to drive enrollment growth and reduce student attrition. For more information, visit http://www.educationdynamics.com.

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