South Dakota Licensing Overview for a Psychotherapist

Licensing for a psychotherapist in South Dakota is controlled by the South Dakota Board of Examiners of Psychologists.

General Guidelines for a Psychotherapist in South Dakota

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?

Earning a doctoral degree, fulfilling a supervised work experience requirement, and passing state and national examinations.

What’s the state licensing site for a psychotherapist?

South Dakota Board of Examiners 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 annually.

What are fees associated with licensing?



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