Illinois Mental Health Counselors


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  • March 26, 2021
  • 9:00 AM (UTC-06:00)
  • March 27, 2021
  • 4:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
  • Online


  • Must be a CURRENT IMHCA member!
  • You can join before registration for $115 for a 12 month membership and get the IMHCA membership discount!


There will not be a recorded version. Live ONLY.

NCE Workshop Format                           

The NCE workshop is offered in a 2-day format. This is a review course. Attendees are encouraged to spend additional time in study preparation outside of this workshop. This workshop is designed to help counselors approach the exam realistically and confidently by understanding the structure of the exam and the content it attempts to measure.
Attendees will experience an overview of the test and test-taking strategies.


Dr. Michael Guglielmo

Dr. Guglielmo is currently an Assistant Professor at National Louis University and has been teaching graduate courses in counseling for 15 years.  He is currently the Co-Chair of the MS in Counseling Program.

Michael Guglielmo is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. He holds a Doctorate in Psychology and a Masters in Human Services/Counseling.

He is known for his engaging personal style and holistic approach to teaching. As a clinician, he specializes in relaxation training and cognitive behavioral treatment of depression and anxiety disorders, as well as a variety of stress related disorders.  Dr. Guglielmo also has experience working with individuals with substance abuse and domestic violence issues.   

 Dr. Guglielmo utilizes innovative methods for tailoring the helping process to his client’s unique needs. He works with clients on building a balanced lifestyle which leads to emotional wellness and an appreciation for life. He takes a solution focused approach in helping clients gain awareness of their strengths and capacity for change. He specializes in individual and couples therapy.  

Dr. Laurie Siegel 

NCE Exam Format

The NCE is a computerized exam, comprised of 200 multiple choice questions. Topic areas include: Human Growth and Development, Social and Cultural Foundations, Helping Relationships, Group Work, Career and Lifestyle Development, Appraisal, Research and Program Evaluation, Professional Orientation, and Ethics.



Cancellation Policy

You may receive a full refund, if requested, and cancel at anytime prior to the training. Workshops may be cancelled or rescheduled due to  circumstances beyond our control. IMHCA is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of substitution, alteration, or cancellation of an event. IMHCA shall assume no liability whatsoever in the event that a workshop is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrences or any other event that renders performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labor strike, extreme weather or other emergency. IMHCA will make every effort to offer a substitution event in the case IMHCA cancels because of a fortuitous event or Act of God.

Proof of IMHCA Membership: To receive the member discount you need to be a current member of ICA and the IMHCA division. If you are unsure, please call and we can verify your membership status.

Contact Us
+1 (815) 787-0515

P.O. Box 706
DeKalb, IL 60115

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