Massachusetts Licensing Overview for a Psychotherapist

Licensing for a psychotherapist in Massachusetts is controlled by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Psychologists.

General Guidelines for a Psychotherapist in Massachusetts

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?

The credential is dependent on completing a doctoral degree, fulfilling a supervised practice requirement, and passing two examinations.

What’s the state licensing site for a psychotherapist?

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Psychologists

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 2 years on June 30

What are fees associated with licensing?