[§453D-5]  Prohibited acts.  Except as specifically provided in this chapter, no person shall engage in the practice of mental health counseling or use the title of "licensed mental health counselor" or "mental health counselor" without a valid license issued under this chapter.  Any person who violates this section shall be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000 for each separate offense.  Each day of each violation shall constitute a separate offense.  Any action taken to impose or collect the fine imposed under this section shall be a civil action. [L 2004, c 209, pt of §2; am L 2008, c 206, §1]