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State Board Name/Website Phone Email

Alabama

Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling

(205) 458-8716

Gary.Williams@abec.alabama.gov

Alaska

Alaska Board of Professional Counselors

(907) 465-8444

ProfessionalCounselors@Alaska.Gov

Arizona

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

(602) 542-1882

azbbheinfo@azbbhe.us

Arkansas

Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy

(501) 683-5800

 

California

Board of Behavioral Sciences

(916) 574-7830

 

Colorado

Colorado State Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners

(303) 894-7800

dora_mentalhealthboard@state.co.us

Connecticut

Connecticut Department of Public Health, Professional Counselor Licensure

(860) 509-7603

oplc.dph@ct.gov

Delaware

Professional Counsel of Mental Health Licensure

(302) 744-4500

customerservice.dpr@delaware.gov

DC

DC Health Professional Counseling Licensing

(202) 442-5955

doh@dc.gov

Florida

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

(850) 245-4292

janet.hartman@flhealth.gov

Georgia

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

(844) 753-7825

jzimmerman@sos.ga.gov

Hawaii

Professional and Vocational Licensing Division

(808) 586-3000

pvl@dcca.hawaii.gov

Idaho

Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists

(208) 334-3233

cou@ibol.idaho.gov

Illinois

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

(888) 473-4858

https://www.idfpr.com/DPR.asp

Indiana

Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board

(317) 234-2054

pla8@pla.IN.gov

Iowa

Iowa Department of Public Health

(515) 281-7689

gerd.clabaugh@idph.iowa.gov

Kansas

Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board

(785) 296-3240

https://ksbsrb.ks.gov/contact-us/contact

Kentucky

Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

(502) 782-8803

LPC@ky.gov

Louisiana

Louisiana State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

(225) 295-8444

lpcboard@lpcboard.org

Maine

Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure

(207) 624-8623

counsel.board@maine.gov

Maryland

Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapist

(410) 764-4732

https://health.maryland.gov/bopc/Pages/index.aspx

Massachusetts

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

(617) 727-3080

amh.board@mass.gov

Michigan

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

(517) 241-0199

bplhelp@michigan.gov

Minnesota

Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy

(612) 548-2177

bbht.board@state.mn.us

Mississippi

State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors

(601) 359-1010

info@lpc.ms.gov

Missouri

Missouri Division of Professional Registration

(573) 751-0018

profcounselor@pr.mo.gov

Montana

Board of Behavioral Health

(406) 444-6880

DLIBSDHELP@MT.GOV

Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

(402) 471-2117

DHHS.Licensure2117@nebraska.gov

Nevada

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

(702) 486-7388

Mftbd2@mftbd.nv.gov

New Hampshire

Board of Mental Health Practice

(603) 271-2152

OPLC.BDMHP@oplc.nh.gov

New Jersey

Professional Counselor Examiners Committee

(973) 504-6582

CollazoM@dca.njoag.gov

New Mexico

New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board

(505) 476-4622

counseling.board@state.nm.us

New York

Professional Education Program Review

(518) 474-3817, ext. 360

MHPBD@nysed.gov

North Carolina

NC Counseling Association

(888) 308-6222

c_kirven@nccounseling.org

North Dakota

North Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners

(701) 667-5969

ndbce@outlook.com

Ohio

Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board

(614) 466-0912

cswmft.info@cswb.ohio.gov

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health

(405) 522-3696

Kelly.Collins@ok.gov

Oregon

Oregon State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists

(503) 378-5499

lpct.board@state.or.us

Pennsylvania

Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs

(833) 367-2762

RA-BPOA@pa.gov

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Board of Examiners in Psychology

(787) 765-2929

contactus@salud.pr.gov

Rhode Island

RI Department of Health, Board of Mental Health Counselors and Marriage & Family Thereapists

(401) 222-2828

jmichel.martineau@health.ri.gov

South Carolina

South Carolina Board of Examiners in Psychology

(803) 896-4658

Contact.Counselor@llr.sc.gov

South Dakota

South Dakota Board of Examiners for Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists

(605) 224-1721

SDBCE@midwestsolutionssd.com

Tennessee

Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists and Licensed Pastoral Therapists

(615) 741-5735

 

Texas

Texas Department of State Health Services- Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

(512) 834-6658

lpc@hhsc.state.tx.us

Utah

Utah Department of Commerce,Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

(801) 530-6628

jzaelit@utah.gov

Vermont

Board of Allied Mental Health - VT Secretary of State's Office

(802) 828-2390

diane.lafaille@vermont.gov

Virginia

Virginia Department of Health Professions Board of Counseling

(804) 367-4610

Coun@dhp.virginia.gov

Virgin Islands

There is no known licensure board examining the practice of Counseling in the Virgin Islands.

 

 

Washington

Certified Counselors and Hypnotherapists Advisory Committee (housed at the WA Department of Health)

(360) 236-4700

hsqa.csc@doh.wa.gov

West Virginia

WV Board Examiners in Counseling

(304) 558-5494

counselingboard@msn.com

Wisconsin

State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

(608) 266-2112

Christian.Albouras@wisconsin.gov

Wyoming

Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board

(307) 777-7788

wyomhplb@wyo.gov