Counseling and Therapy Practice: FAQs
Q. How long does the application review process take?
Application review process time is 10 to 15 working days.
Q. An applicant who holds a master’s degree in counseling required completing Form E, providing syllabus and actual catalog descriptions?
An applicant with a degree in counseling is not required to complete Form E.
Q. What does the Board consider a related field degree?
In the related fields of mental health-community counseling, agency counseling; psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology; human and family studies; and art therapy.
Q. Does the Board accept on-line and home-study continuing education?
Yes, the Board will accept 12 on-line and 12 home-studies.
Q. What is the number of years client professional records are maintained?
Records are maintained for a period of not less than six years after the last date the professional services was rendered.
Q. If a licensee or registered individual does not cooperate in an investigation by the Board, is this considered a violation of the code of ethics?
Yes, a licensee or registered individual shall cooperate in ethics investigations, proceedings, and resulting requirements of the code. Release of confidential information in an investigation by the board does not constitute a violation of confidentiality.