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9.Counseling and Therapy

The mental health field is another profession that is experiencing increased demand for services. The BLS expects the need for marriage and family therapists to grow 41 percent by 2020.

The nature of mental health counseling makes it suitable for private practice. Many professionals in the field make the occupational choice to start their own counseling businesses. This typically requires extensive schooling, however, and often post-graduate degree.