4757.21 Diagnosing and treatment of mental and emotional disorders.

A person licensed under this chapter to practice as a professional clinical counselor or a professional counselor may diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, except that a professional counselor may do so only under the supervision of a psychologist, psychiatrist, professional clinical counselor, independent marriage and family therapist, or independent social worker. A professional clinical counselor or professional counselor may engage in the private practice of professional counseling as an individual practitioner or as a member of a partnership or group practice.

Effective Date: 03-18-1997; 2008 HB427 04-07-2009