Current Professional Accomplishments and Achievements by Staff at Dirigo Counseling Clinic

Four of our professional employees have successfully achieved advances in their qualifications. Shelly Dyer, LCPC, has passed *The National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination. *This exam consists of 10 clinical simulations designed to sample a broad area of competencies, not merely the recall of isolated facts. The NCMHCE is a requirement for counselor licensure in Maine.

Jonathan Sandau, CADC, MHRT-C graduated from Husson University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. He also has earned the Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician certificate which qualifies him to practice in a several scopes of Community Support Work.

Robin Sandau, CADC, MHRT-C, MS-candidate, and Gregory McElvaine, MHRT-C, MS-candidate, have passed The National Counselor Examination. This is a 200-item multiple-choice examination designed to assess knowledge, skills and abilities determined to be important for providing effective counseling services. The NCE is a requirement for counselor licensure in Maine and also to be a Board Certified Counselor as recognized by the National Certified Counselor(NCC) certification.