Strom Law Firm Columbia SC

Professional Counselor and Therapist License Defense

South Carolina Counselor, Family Therapy, and Social Work Professional License Defense Lawyers

License Defense LitigationThe practice of counseling in South Carolina is controlled by South Carolina statutes and regulations. A professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, and psycho-specialists may be subject to discipline or denied a license in South Carolina if he/she is accused of engaging, or has engaged in behavior including, but not limited to:

  • Drug or alcohol abuse or dependence, including DUI
  • practicing outside the scope;
  • maintaining an inappropriate relationship with a client;
  • fraudulent billing practices;
  • failing to timely renew your license;
  • practicing without a license;
  • Fraud or misrepresentation;

Depending upon the circumstances, a complaint against your Counseling, Therapy, or Social Work license may result in severe professional consequences including a public reprimand, a suspension, or even license revocation. License defense can be complicated, so it is important to choose the right attorney.

When do I need an attorney?

The best answer is that you should contact a South Carolina professional license defense attorney at the first sign that a complaint has been filed against you.

If you have been contacted by an investigator with the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, take advantage of our free consultation with a South Carolina Professional License Defense Attorney a free consultation to discuss what you can expect as well as how to proceed.

In these fast paced and demanding times, marriage and family therapists and counselors are in demand. You’ve spent years getting the education you need and even more time gaining the supervised experience necessary to obtain your professional license and you work hard to help your clients.

As a mental health professional, social worker, counselor, or therapist, you have made a significant investment to develop your skills to serve the health and social needs of your clients. Defending your professional license is extremely important to your ability to practice your profession and support your family in South Carolina.

Don’t make the mistake of talking to the investigator before speaking with an attorney. Contact our South Carolina professional licensing lawyers today for a free consultation to see how we can help. 803.252.4800

Family Therapist License Defense

Marriage and family therapists must maintain high training and practice standards to remain successful at their profession. Any complaint against your practice is a threat to your license and well being. The South Carolina Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation (“LLR”) reviews every complaint to determine whether disciplinary action may be required.

Disciplinary action may also be initiated as a result of a criminal charge.

Don’t wait until it’s too late. If you are contacted by an LLR investigator, you should contact the South Carolina professional licensing defense attorneys at the Strom Law Firm, LLC for a free consultation to discuss your legal rights. Even a public reprimand can cause severe professional damage including the loss of clients as well as existing and future job opportunities. 803.252.4800