Steps to Psychology Licensure in Ohio

To practice as a licensed psychologist, one must be granted a license from the state of Ohio. A doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology, supervised practice and a national and Ohio exam are required.

To apply for licensure, applicants must:

  1. complete a criminal background check
  2. obtain references from three psychologists/school psychologists
  3. provide supervisor and supervisee documentation of training supervision/hours (see below)
  4. provide official transcripts of appropriate doctoral psychology graduate degree
  5. complete the national Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP), which may be taken upon graduation, and
  6. complete an examination on Ohio jurisprudence.

For more information regarding requirements to apply for licensure, visit the State Board of Psychology website.

 






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