Certified Counselors and Hypnotherapists Advisory Committee

Certified Counselors and Hypnotherapists Advisory Committee

We're recruiting for the Certified Counselors and Hypnotherapists Advisory Committee.

The advisory committee consists of seven members. There are two certified counselors or certified advisers, two hypnotherapists and three public members who must be consumers and represent the public at large and may not hold any mental health provider credential per RCW 18.19.220.

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Committee Information

Committee Information

We're recruiting public members for the Certified Counselors and Hypnotherapists Advisory Committee.

The advisory committee consists of seven members. There are two certified counselors or certified advisers, two hypnotherapists and three public members who must be consumers and represent the public at large and may not hold any mental health provider credential per RCW 18.19.220.

If you or someone you know is interested in applying for appointment, complete the application for Board, Commission, Committee appointments (PDF).

All members are appointed by the Department of Health secretary. Each member of the committee must be a resident of Washington State. Professional members must have been actively engaged in their profession for five years preceding appointment. Appointments are for a term of three years. No one may serve for more than two consecutive terms.

In addition, please submit a current resume and three letters of recommendation to:

Washington State Department of Health
Counselor Programs
P.O. Box 47852
Olympia, WA 98504-7852

Your thoughtful consideration of this request is appreciated. If you have any questions about serving on the committee, contact us.

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Committee Members

Committee Members

Member Term Expires
Drue Larson, certified counselor, chair July 31, 2024
Russell Alfaro, hypnotherapist August 31, 2023
Betty Jensen, certified counselor May 31, 2025
Sarah Prince, public member May 31, 2025
Public member – vacant -
Public member – vacant -
Committee Meetings

Meeting Schedule

All meetings begin at 9 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

Date and Location Activity Documents

April 22, 2022 at 9 a.m.

Virtual meeting

Special business meeting

Agenda (PDF)

Location TBD when in-person meetings resume

Meeting Minutes

2019

2018

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