ALERT: Effective January 1, 2018, the titles for Marriage and Family Therapist Interns, and Professional Clinical Counselor Interns will change. More Information

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Persons contacting the Board may find it helpful to review the Board’s Frequently Asked Questions, prior to submitting an inquiry.  Please direct inquiries to the appropriate email address, to avoid delays in response time.

Consumer Complaints, general enforcement, criminal conviction review, Fingerprints and livescan

FILE a Complaint against a licensee, registrant, or unlicensed practitioner online, for convenience and faster processing.

Applications for License/Registration

Requirements for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT):
  • Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (IMF) Educational Requirements:
  • LMFT Experience/Supervision Requirements:
Requirements for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW):
  • Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW) Educational Requirements:
  • LCSW Experience/Supervision Requirements:
Requirements for Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC):
  • Professional Clinical Counselor Intern (PCCI) Educational Requirements:
  • LPCC Experience/Supervision Requirements:
Requirements Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP):

Change of Address, Continuing Education, License/Registration Renewals, Replacement or duplicate certificate, and Other Payments

SUBMIT a Change of Address online
REQUEST a Replacement or Duplicate Certificate online
RENEW your License/Registration online
  • Replacement or Duplicate Certificate and License/Registration Renewal:
  • All Other Payments:


Exams, exam restructure, eligibility, testing accommodations, re-exams, exam subject matter experts, and workshops:


Mailing/Public Counter Address:
Board of Behavioral Sciences
1625 N Market Blvd., Suite S-200
Sacramento, CA 95834
Free Parking, Security check-in required
Office Hours: 8 AM to 5 PM Monday - Friday,
Closed for State-observed holidays
  • General Questions and Information Only
  • Website Questions and Feedback
Telephone and Fax:
  • BBS Main Phone Line:
(916) 574-7830
  • BBS Main Fax:
(916) 574-8626

Executive Officer: Kim Madsen
Assistant Executive Officer: Steve Sodergren

Board Members
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