LPC Supervision Requirements

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LPC Supervision Requirements

A Listing of All 50 States’ LPC Supervision Requirements

All LPC supervisors must be formally approved by your state board.

1) LPC supervisors must either submit a board-approved application or:

2) Supervisors must hold the NBCC Approved Clinical Supervisor credential. The ACS is accepted by 15 state boards. 

3) Hold a state licensed professional counselors association supervision credential. 

4) Some states provide several means for becoming an approved LPC supervisor.

5) States do use their powers of discretion to make exceptions to their supervisor requirements.

So you first need to determine if that state will accept your supervisor.

This list includes training and other LPC supervision requirements even as their titles vary. For example LPC LMHC, LCPC, LPCC and many others.

If you wish to also do telemental health supervision, confirm with the supervisee and that state it is allowable. Complete a good telemental health training workshop or webinar. 

LPC Supervision Applications (All 50 States): Links To Rules or Downloads

Alaska Board of Professional Counselors

Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling

California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Colorado State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors Examiner (LPC)

Connecticut Department of Public Health

Delaware Board of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists

Hawaii Mental Health Counselor Program

Idaho Licensing Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists

Illinois Dept of Financial and Professional Regulation

Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board

Iowa Board of Behavioral Sciences

Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board

Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

Louisiana State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

Maine Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure

Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions

Michigan Board of Counseling

Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy

Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Professional Counselors

Missouri Committee for Professional Counselors

Montana Board of Behavioral Health (LCPC)

Nebraska Board of Examiners in Mental Health Practice

Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors

New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice

New Jersey Professional Counselors Examiners Committee

New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board (LPCC)

New York Office of the Professions (LMHC)

North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

North Dakota Board of Counselors Examiners (LPCC/LPC)

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapists Board (LCPC) 

Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health (LPC)

Oregon board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists (LPC)

Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors

Rhode Island Marriage Family and Mental Health Therapy

South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors and Psycho-Educational Specialists

South Dakota Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners

Tennessee Board for Professional Counselors,Marital and Family Therapists, and Clinical Pastoral Therapists (LPC/LPC-MHSP)

Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

Utah Dept of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Vermont Board of Allied Mental Health Practitioners

Virginia Board of Counseling

Washington State Dept of Public Health, Mental Health Counselor

West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling

Wisconsin Dept of Safety and Professional Services

Wyoming Mental Health Professions and Licensing Board

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