Virginia Licensing Overview for a Psychotherapist

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

General Guidelines for a Psychotherapist in Virginia

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?

Require graduate level education and an examination process. Some require supervised practice.

What’s the state licensing site for a psychotherapist?

Virginia 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?