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Career Enhancement

Career Enhancement Service

Assisting individuals in identifying and overcoming obstacles to career advancement is important for their professional development. By providing mentorships, career counseling, skill-building workshops, and networking opportunities, individuals can address challenges such as lack of experience, confidence, or direction. Empowering individuals to navigate these barriers can unlock their full potential and lead to a successful and fulfilling career.

V-Marie’s Heart is committed to helping individuals accomplish their educational dreams by providing financial opportunities and education for individuals where finances is a barrier, including ALC supervisions.  

Our Services

  • Associate Licensed Counselor (ALC) supervision
  • Internship for colleges students in the Mental Health field
  • Mentorship
  • Mental health services
  • Stipend for College Interns
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Education and training
  • Funding with Rental Assistance for Professionals in the Wellness Field
  • Financial Literacy

Associate Licensed Counselor (ALC) Supervision

Associate Licensed Counselor (ALC) Supervision involves the oversight provided to individuals who are working towards obtaining full licensure as professional counselors. This supervision entails guidance, mentorship, and evaluation by a licensed counselor or supervisor. It includes tasks such as reviewing clinical cases, providing feedback on counseling techniques, and ensuring adherence to ethical standards and legal requirements. The goal is to support the development of the ALC’s clinical skills and competencies, ultimately preparing them for independent practice as a licensed counselor. ALC supervision can vary widely depending on factors such as location, the experience of the supervisor, the format of supervision (individual or group), and the duration of sessions. ALC supervisions can be costly, additional costs associated with supervision may include materials or administrative expenses.

Additionally, V-Marie’s Heart offers subsidized/discounted supervision fees for individuals in the program as well as connecting individuals to an ALC supervisor, help absorb the costs and fees of supervision, books, materials, trainings, and seminars in order to help produce qualified professions individuals in the mental health and wellness field.  With supervision individuals will also receive mentorship from a License Professional Counselor.  Overall, mentorship plays a crucial role in the growth and success of students by providing them with the guidance, support, and resources they need to navigate the challenges of higher education and entering the work field.   Our supervisors will assist with guidance and advice based on their own experiences and expertise. We will help mentees navigate challenges, make strategic decisions, and avoid common pitfalls.

Internship for College Students in the Mental Health Field

Internships play an important role in developing the future of college students pursuing careers in the mental health field. These hands-on experiences offer valuable opportunities for students to apply theoretical orientations to real-world settings, develop essential clinical skills, and gain insight into the complex dimensions of mental health practice.  Internships provide students with the chance to turn classroom learning into practical application. By working directly with clients under the supervision of experienced professionals, students can apply therapeutic orientations, interventions, and assessment tools in a supervised clinical setting. This hands-on experience deepens their understanding of mental health concepts and prepares them for the realities of clinical practice.

Internships offer a platform for students to enhance their clinical skills and develop proficiency in various therapeutic orientations. Whether conducting intake assessments, facilitating group therapy sessions, or providing individual counseling, students have the opportunity to refine their communication, empathy, and problem-solving skills in a supportive environment. These experiences are essential for building confidence and competence as future mental health professionals.

Internships expose students to a different range of clients with varying backgrounds, experiences, and mental health needs. Working with different populations, such as children, adolescents, adults, or specific cultural groups, broadens students’ perspectives and fosters cultural competence. Understanding the unique challenges and strengths of diverse populations is essential for providing effective and inclusive mental health care.

Professional Networking Internships offer students the chance to establish connections with seasoned professionals, mentors, and peers in the mental health field. These networking opportunities can lead to valuable mentorship, career guidance, and potential job opportunities upon graduation. Building professional relationships during internships can also provide students with access to ongoing support and resources as they navigate their career paths.

Internships encourage students to reflect on their values, beliefs, and therapeutic approach as they engage with clients and confront ethical dilemmas. Through supervision, feedback, and self-assessment, students gain insight into their strengths, areas for growth, and professional identity. This process of personal growth and reflection is integral to becoming ethical, self-aware, and empathetic mental health practitioners.

These opportunities are essential for college students in the mental health field as they bridge the gap between academic training and clinical practice. By providing practical experience, skill development, exposure to diverse populations, professional networking, and opportunities for personal growth, internships prepare students for successful careers in mental health and contribute to the quality and effectiveness of mental health care delivery.


Mentors will also support and encourage mentees by helping them stay motivated, overcome obstacles, and maintain a positive mindset, especially during difficult times. Our Supervisors sharing knowledge, skills, and insights with mentees, providing valuable information and perspectives that can help them develop professionally and achieve their goals.

Individuals will learn and develop skills for networking and connections to help mentees expand their own networks, connect with industry professionals, and access new opportunities, such as potential collaborators or investors.  V-Marie’s Heart prides itself on ensuring that all mentees are connected to a Supervisor that fits their needs as well as, demonstrating leadership, integrity, and professionalism in their own actions and behaviors.

Mental Health Services

Mental health services are also offered to all participants in need with a Licensed Therapist at no cost. 

Stipend for College Interns

It can be heartbreaking when you have to choose between survival and your passion. Often times survival can hinder one from furthering their education and living out their passion. V Marie’s Heart will assist college students by providing financial support while performing interns or educational related task.

Interns can benefit significantly from receiving a stipend during their internship experience, as it acknowledges their contributions, helps cover living expenses, and fosters a more equitable and inclusive environment. Here’s how an intern could benefit from a stipend:

Internships often require students to dedicate a significant amount of time and effort without monetary compensation. A stipend provides financial support to help cover expenses such as transportation, housing, food, and other necessities. This financial assistance can alleviate the financial burden on interns and give them the flexibility to fully engage in the internship experience without the stress of financial instability.

Providing a stipend to interns encourages them and enhance them recognizing the value of their contributions to the organization. It validates their time, skills, and efforts invested in completing tasks, projects, and assignments. This recognition boosts interns’ confidence, motivation, and sense of accomplishment, enhancing their overall internship experience.

Offering a stipend promotes equity and accessibility by ensuring that financial constraints do not prevent qualified candidates from participating in internship programs. It helps level the playing field and allows students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds to pursue valuable learning experiences, regardless of their financial circumstances

Receiving a stipend can enhance interns’ professional development by providing them with a sense of responsibility and accountability. It encourages interns to approach their internship with professionalism, dedication, and commitment, knowing that they are being compensated for their work. This mindset enhances a more meaningful and productive learning experience, helping interns develop essential skills and competencies for their future careers.

Interns who receive a stipend during their internship may be more likely to pursue additional internship opportunities, engage in networking, and pursue careers in their field of interest. The financial support they receive during their internship can have a lasting impact on their career trajectory, setting them up for success in their future endeavors.

Personal and Professional Development

Personal and Professional Development are offered as a part of the services with V-Marie’s Heart by helping individuals set goals, identify strengths and areas for improvement, and develop strategies for growth.

V-Marie’s Heart was designed to assist individuals  H.E.L.P.  M.E. by offering a comprehensive range of assistance and support, help empower up-and-coming entrepreneurs to overcome obstacles, seize opportunities, and achieve success in their entrepreneurial endeavors.

Education and training

Education and training are offered including workshops, seminars, or online courses on various aspects of entrepreneurship such as business planning, marketing, finance, and operations. Providing access to educational resources can help aspiring entrepreneurs develop the skills they need to build successful businesses. In the program aspiring entrepreneurs will be connected with experienced mentors who can provide guidance, advice, and support based on their own experiences. Mentorship can be invaluable for navigating the challenges of entrepreneurship and avoiding common pitfalls. Participants are educated on the importance of networking opportunities, assisted through facilitate networking events, meetups, and how to link with online communities where aspiring entrepreneurs can connect with peers, industry experts, and potential collaborators or investors. Networking can help entrepreneurs build relationships, share knowledge, and access new opportunities.

Funding with Rental Assistance for Professionals in the Wellness Field

Individuals are offered access to funding with placement and rental assistance for professionals in the wellness field.  This includes assistance in obtaining rental spaces for the individual’s business is needed, help exploring funding options such as grants, loans, angel investors, or venture capital, provide guidance on how to prepare a compelling business pitch and connect entrepreneurs with potential investors or funding sources.

Financial Literacy

Often times people don’t succeed or give up due to purely due to lack of knowledge. At V Marie’s Heart we help provide access to financial literacy resources which is crucial for empowering individuals to make informed decisions about their finances and build a secure future. Fortunately, a wide range of resources are available to help individuals improve their financial knowledge and skills:

We help provide and help navigate information to Government agencies such as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) which offer free resources, tools, and educational materials on topics ranging from budgeting and saving to understanding credit and managing debt.

We help navigate and provide information from Financial Institutions. Many banks, credit unions, and financial institutions offer educational resources and workshops on topics such as banking basics, retirement planning, and investing. These resources may include online tutorials, webinars, and in-person seminars.

We help individuals navigate numerous websites and mobile apps provide interactive tools, calculators, and educational content to help individuals improve their financial literacy.

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