Louisiana Licensing Overview for a Psychotherapist

Licensing for a psychotherapist in Louisiana is controlled by the Louisiana Board of Psychologist Examiners.

General Guidelines for a Psychotherapist in Louisiana

Specific requirements to perform psychotherapist services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a psychotherapist license?

Must hold a doctoral degree. Programs that are accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) are deemed to meet requirements.

What’s the state licensing site for a psychotherapist?

Louisiana Board of Psychologist Examiners

What are some training programs available for a psychotherapist?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Renews every two years

What are fees associated with licensing?