AGENCY MISSION:
The Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists is created to safeguard life, health, property, and the public welfare of this state, and in order to protect the people of this state against unauthorized, unqualified, and improper application of psychology.

Click here to submit your online application for Licensed Psychologist, Provisional Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, Temporary Registration or Emergency Temporary Registration.

Current Licensees click here to login to your Dashboard, report Continuing Professional Development, and renew your license.

Click here to search for current and former licensees and purchase a license verification.

Click here to purchase a mailing list of all active Psychologists and Specialists in School Psychology. Licensees may opt in to provide an email address to receive third party solicitations.

Download and complete this form to include with your attachments: Consent Release. Then click here to file a complaint.

SPOTLIGHT ON CURRENT EVENTS…
  • NEW LICENSE APPLICATION, RENEWAL AND VERIFICATION SYSTEM…

LSBEP is anticipating the roll out of its new licensing portal before License Renewals in July 2024. LSBEP will keep licensees and applicants informed of the transition via email. Please continue to keep the Board apprised of your current email, work address and home address for a smooth transition! 

Preparing to report Continuing Education in 2024:

    • Continue to log your CPD into the current system. With the launch of the new website in July, we will have a new platform for logging CPD with all updated requirements.
    • EVEN numbered licensees will be reporting 40 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for the period beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2024. CPD obtained outside of these dates MAY NOT be claimed for this reporting period.
    • Two (2) hours of ethics/forensics are required AND Two (2) hours of Multicultural or Diversity issues are required.
    • There is no longer a requirement to report in multiple categories.
    • Activities that meet ALL of the following requirements of the Louisiana Administrative Code, Title46, Part LXIII (LAC 46:LXIII) do not require pre-approval and may count for 100% of your CPD:
      • meet the objectives under Section 801.A.;
      • have an acceptable sponsor under Section 805.C.; and
      • be a live, virtual, or prerecorded workshop or conference, Section 805.D.
    • For other activities not meeting the criteria above, a licensee may request preapproval using the following application:  LICENSEE Application for CPD PreApproval. Preapproval of CPD shall only be considered for approval if it is received PRIOR to the applicant attending the activity/training effective January 1, 2024. Aplications that are received after the activity is completed will not be considered. No refund will be provided.
  • 2024 ELECTIONS WILL BE CLOSING SOON ON MARCH 4, 2024: Visit the Current Events & News page for additional information.
  • CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Visit the Continuing Professional Development page in this website for information on activities preapproved by the Board for license renewal.
  • REQUIREMENT TO REGISTER ASSISTANTS: The deadline to submit your Application for Registration of an Assistant to a Psychologist (ATAP) is JULY 31, 2023. Please visit the FORMS page on this website to obtain Rollout procedures, instructions, and application forms required for this procedure. The regulations may be found under Chapter 11 of the Louisiana Administrative Code.

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NOTICE OF HOLIDAY CLOSURES

  • June 19, 2024 – Juneteenth
  • July 4, 2024 – Independence Day
  • September 2, 2024 – Labor Day
  • TBD – General Election Day*
  • November 11, 2024 – Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 28, 2024 – Thanksgiving Day
  • TBD – Acadiana Day
  • TBD – Christmas Eve
  • December 25, 2024 – Christmas Day
  • TBD – New Year’s Eve
  • January 1, 2025 – New Year’s Day
  • January 2, 2025 – Day After New Year’s Day
  • January 8, 2025 – Inauguration Day (Baton Rouge Offices Only
  • January 15, 2025 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • TBD– Mardi Gras
  • TBD Good Friday
  • TBD – Memorial Day*

Louisiana Revised Statute 1:55 authorizes days of public rest and legal holidays.* Inauguration Day is a holiday in the City of Baton Rouge once every four years, and Memorial Day shall be annually proclaimed as a legal holiday as specified in R.S.1.55. General Election Day is a state holiday the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years.

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Louisiana Legislative Auditor [external link]


NOTICE: In compliance with La. R.S. 44:33.1, the LSBEP hereby gives notice that information submitted to the LSBEP may become public record pursuant to the provisions of Louisiana Public Records Law, La. R.S. 44:1, et seq.