Texas Licensing Overview for a Psychotherapist

Licensing for a psychotherapist in Texas is controlled by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.

General Guidelines for a Psychotherapist in Texas

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?

Requires doctoral education, a series of examinations, and a period of supervised professional practice. Professionals are credentialed as Provisionally Licensed Psychologists while completing supervised practice requirements.

What’s the state licensing site for a psychotherapist?

Texas State 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 every two years.

What are fees associated with licensing?