Springfield, MO, May 8, 2007 – George Kachmarik, President and Clinical Director of Renaissance Healthcare Group, has been awarded the prestigious Board Certified in Professional Counseling, BCPC, designation by the American Board of Professional Counselors. The ABPC, established by the American Psychotherapy Association (APA), is the nation’s leading organization to promote and support the profession of counseling.
The ABPC works to protect the right of counselors to practice, increases parity for their profession, and provides the recognition and validation that they deserve. ABPC also gives counselors useful resources, low- or no-cost continuing education opportunities, and a forum to network with fellow counseling professionals. Earning an appointment to the ABPC demonstrates true dedication to counseling and a willingness to devote time and energy to advancing the field.
Mr. Kachmarik of Renaissance Healthcare Group, in Orlando, Florida is privileged to earn the BCPC credential. Renaissance Healthcare Group operates two specialty behavioral healthcare programs. Pasadena Villa is a premier residential treatment facility for adults and young adults with mental illness, and those with co-existing conditions including Asperger’s Syndrome and substance abuse. Transitional Living and Learning Center is a life skills development program assisting young adults with building the skills necessary to improve their daily lives. In each program, education, support and therapy are provided within a unique social integration model. Clients from across the country seek out these programs for help with schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder, bi-polar disorder, anxiety disorders, and other issues. Other services include day treatment and case management services.
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