SB 6456-S - DIGEST

Modifies credentialing standards for certain counselors.

Requires the registration of hypnotherapists with the department of health.

Requires agency affiliated counselors to notify the department of health if they are either no longer employed by the agency identified on their application or are now employed with another agency, or both.

Requires the secretary of health to issue an associate license to any applicant who demonstrates to the satisfaction of the secretary that the applicant meets certain requirements for the applicant's practice area and submits a declaration that the applicant is working toward full licensure in that category.

Establishes the Washington state certified counselors and hypnotherapist advisory committee.