North Carolina Licensing Overview for a Psychotherapist

Licensing for a psychotherapist in North Carolina is controlled by the North Carolina Psychology Board.

General Guidelines for a Psychotherapist in North Carolina

Specific requirements to perform psychotherapy 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 complete a doctoral degree accredited by the American Psychological Association or Canadian Psychological Association.

What’s the state licensing site for a psychotherapist?

North Carolina Psychology Board

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 October 1 in even-numbered years.

What are fees associated with licensing?



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