The DCC application packet is under revision. We will make it available again as soon as we finish the training provider(s) transition and review of the credentialing requirements.

If you have already completed the pre-approved training through ReadyMinds and would now like to apply for the DCC credential, please contact Regina Flora at for an application packet.

Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC)

Distance Credentialed Counselor

Training Requirement

DCC applicants must provide documentation of successful completion of an approved DCC training course. Applicants must apply within five years of completing the DCC training.

To learn more about the DCC training courses, online options and in-person training locations, or to register for a DCC training, please consider each of the following approved provider Web sites:

Renewed Vision Counseling Services

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC

TeleMental Health Institute, Inc

Requirements to attend the DCC Training Program include:

  • Master's degree in counseling or a mental health related field.

Requirements to attend the DCC Training Program AND obtain the DCC Credential include:

  • A master's degree in counseling or related mental health field from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A license to practice counseling or a related field in the state or country in which the candidate resides or works OR certification in good standing as a National Certified Counselor (NCC).
  • Successful completion of an approved DCC training course documented by the final certificate.

Foreign Degree Equivalency Note

Candidates who have completed their degrees from a school outside of the United States must have their degree evaluated by an international transcript evaluation service and submit the results to CCE with the application. CCE accepts evaluation of non-U.S. transcripts completed by World Education Services, Inc., Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc., and American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers' Office of International Education Services.