Michigan Licensing Overview for a Psychotherapist

Licensing for a psychotherapist in Michigan is controlled by the Michigan Board of Psychology.

General Guidelines for a Psychotherapist in Michigan

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?

Full licensure requires doctoral level education, passing scores on a national board examination, and a year of post-doctoral supervised practice.

What’s the state licensing site for a psychotherapist?

Michigan Board of Psychology

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 annually.

What are fees associated with licensing?