Contact Us

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.
BBS.ConsumerComplaint@dca.ca.gov
BBS.EnforcementUnit@dca.ca.gov
BBS.Fingerprint@dca.ca.gov

Applications for License/Registration

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

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
BBS.ContinuingEd@dca.ca.gov
  • Replacement or Duplicate Certificate and License/Registration Renewal:
BBS.Renewal@dca.ca.gov
  • All Other Payments:
BBS.Cashier@dca.ca.gov

EXAMINATIONS

Exams, exam restructure, eligibility, testing accommodations, re-exams, exam subject matter experts, and workshops: BBS.Exams@dca.ca.gov

GENERAL INFORMATION

Mailing/Public Counter Address:
Board of Behavioral Sciences
1625 N Market Blvd., Suite S-200
Sacramento, CA 95834
(Map/Directions)
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
BBS.info@dca.ca.gov
  • Website Questions and Feedback
BBSWebmaster@dca.ca.gov
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
DCA Leadership
Small Business/DVBE Advocate