New Jersey Licensing Overview for a Psychotherapist

Licensing for a psychotherapist in New Jersey is controlled by the New Jersey Board of Psychological Examiners.

General Guidelines for a Psychotherapist in New Jersey

Specific requirements to perform psychotherapy 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?

Psychologist will need a doctoral degree in psychology or a closely related field. A degree is considered license-qualifying.

What’s the state licensing site for a psychotherapist?

New Jersey Board of Psychological 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 biannually in month of original issue.

What are fees associated with licensing?



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