What does a Life Enrichment Assistant do?

Counselors use their training and qualification in counseling methods to help clients manage, cope, and overcome their mental and emotional issues. Counselors listen to their patients and develop treatment plans and coping strategies for difficulties they face in their daily lives. Working in mental health facilities, hospitals, and schools, counselors encourage clients to face and discuss their emotions and their experiences.

Counselors examine issues including substance abuse, bullying, career, depression, stress, and suicide, and work with families to develop a therapeutic process that keeps a comfortably holistic mind and body approach in mind. They help clients define their goals, craft a plan of action, and to gain insight into better ways of doing things and managing life’s challenges. Counselors record a patient’s progress and adjust the treatment plan as needed. When appropriate, they create treatment plans which include appointments with additional counselors, medication, or other services. Counselors need a bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or counseling and some go on for a master’s degree. To practice this, they need a minimum of three years experience as a professional counselor and state licensing where applicable.

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EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.3 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.2 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Life Enrichment Assistant Salaries

Average Base Pay

$29,658 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$23K
Median: $30K
$38K
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Life Enrichment Assistant Career Path

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L2
Assistant Counselor
$32,674/yr
L3
L4
Staff Counselor
$47,227/yr
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Life Enrichment Assistant Insights

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Camp WinaduCamp Winadu
General Counselor
Jul 12, 2020

“If you love to have fun and work with kids this is the best place to work!”

Swasthya SewakSwasthya Sewak
Medical Counselor
Sep 26, 2019

“it is very cordial place to work and you get lot of opportunities to grow your skills and upgrade your career”

University of Texas at San AntonioUniversity of Texas at San Antonio
Counselor
Sep 23, 2021

“There was a great difference in pay between my colleagues and I so I left.”

Step-By-StepStep-By-Step
Counselor II
Jul 28, 2019

“The training was terrible and I had no idea what I was meant to be doing at any point.”

SevenMentorSevenMentor
Counselor
Aug 13, 2021

“best coaching institute in PuneVery well managed centre for CCNA CCNP And many More Certification preparation.”

Camp Bow WowCamp Bow Wow
Counselor
Aug 17, 2020

“She finally sits down and tells me what pay is and I asked her about benefits and breaks.”

Banner Day CampBanner Day Camp
Group Counselor
Dec 3, 2020

“Not the best pay in the world (but they've been raising it year after year!)”

Camps Airy and LouiseCamps Airy and Louise
Counselor
Jan 20, 2020

“Not the best pay (but pretty much what you expect working at a summer camp)”

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