Wisconsin Licensing Overview for a Psychotherapist

Licensing for a psychotherapist in Wisconsin is controlled by the Wisconsin Psychology Examining Board.

General Guidelines for a Psychotherapist in Wisconsin

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 3,000 hours of supervised professional experience. The first 1,500 hours may be pre- or postdoctoral. The second 1,500 hours must be postdoctoral.

What’s the state licensing site for a psychotherapist?

Wisconsin Psychology Examining 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 biennially.

What are fees associated with licensing?