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



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.


  • January 1, 2023 – New Year’s Day
  • January 2, 2023 – Day After New Year’s Day
  • January 8, 2024 – Inauguration Day (Baton Rouge Offices Only
  • January 15, 2024 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 13, 2024 – Mardi Gras
  • March 29, 2024 – Good Friday
  • TBD – Memorial Day*
  • TBD – 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

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.


EXECUTIVE COUNSEL: PROSECUTING ATTORNEY – This is a full-time, unclassified state employee position with oversight by the Executive Director that supports the Board in its mission of public protection. The Board is looking for a qualified individual with an outgoing personality who is seeking long-term employment. The Attorney position is the only professional legal position employed by the Board. It requires functioning at an independent level, without the supervision of a higher-ranking attorney. The in-house attorney will represent the agency before trial and in appellate courts and/or administrative tribunals, presiding over highly complex and high-profile litigation brought against or initiated by the Board. Qualified applicants must have a current license to practice law in the state of Louisiana; preferred experience in administrative law as a practicing attorney; and preferred experience in administrative law as a prosecuting attorney.

Board Approved Evaluator – The LSBEP is currently seeking qualified providers to conduct medical or mental health evaluations on behalf of the Board. To qualify to serve in this capacity, you must be currently licensed and in good standing with your licensing board. If you are interested in serving the Board in this capacity, please submit your current Curriculum Vitae along with your letter of interest outlining the populations you are qualified to serve and any special proficiencies in order to be considered as an Approved Provider for the Board. If you are not licensed with the LSBEP, please also include a copy of your current license.

Oral Examiner – To qualify to serve in this capacity, you must be a former board member who is currently licensed and in good standing under the jurisdiction of the LSBEP. If you are interested in contracting with the Board to assist with Oral Examinations submit your current Curriculum Vitae along with your letter of interest to be considered as an Oral Examiner for the Board. Oral Examinations are typically scheduled on the third Friday of March, June, September, and December. Additional dates may be requested if needed.

Pro Tem Hearing Panel Member – To qualify to serve in this capacity, you must be a Psychologist who is currently licensed and in good standing under the jurisdiction of the LSBEP. If you are interested in serving in this capacity,  submit your current Curriculum Vitae along with your letter of interest. Your name will be added to a list of volunteers that will be submitted to the Governor’s office for consideration of temporary appointment in the event any current appointed members of the LSBEP be recused from a matter that is set for hearing.

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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.