The Board accepts applications for four types of licenses to
practice psychology in the state of Texas:
(1)Licensed Psychological Associate. This is a license
for qualified individuals with a graduate degree to practice
|under the supervision of a licensed psychologist].
Requirements for the psychological associate license are found in §463.8
of this title (relating to Licensure as a Psychological Associate)
and §463.14 of this title (relating to Written Examinations).
(2)Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. This
license is required by law for the practice of school psychology in
the public schools of Texas. Requirements for the specialist in school
psychology license are found in §463.9 of this title (relating
to Licensure as a Specialist in School Psychology) and §463.14
of this title.
(3)Provisionally Licensed Psychologist. This is a
doctoral level license to practice psychology under the supervision
of a licensed psychologist. This license is a prerequisite for licensure
as a psychologist. Requirements for provisionally licensed psychologist
are found in §463.10 of this title (relating to Provisionally
Licensed Psychologist) and §463.14 of this title.
(4)Licensed Psychologist. This is a doctoral level
license for the independent practice of psychology. It is obtained
by two means:
(A)Obtaining provisional licensure as a psychologist,
completing the required two years of supervised experience and taking
and passing the required oral exam. Requirements for licensure as
a psychologist are found in §463.11 of this title (relating to
Licensed Psychologist), §463.14 of this title, and §463.15
of this title (relating to Oral Examination).
(B)Applying from a jurisdiction which holds a reciprocity
agreement with Texas, meeting the Board's requirements for licensure
by reciprocity, and passing the Board's Jurisprudence Exam. Criteria
for reciprocity jurisdictions are listed in §463.29 of this title
(relating to Reciprocity Requirements). Requirements for licensure
as a psychologist by means of reciprocity are found in §463.12
of this title (relating to Licensed Psychologist by Reciprocity) and §463.14
of this title.
The agency certifies that
legal counsel has reviewed the proposal and found it to be within
the state agency's legal authority to adopt.
Filed with the Office
of the Secretary of State on September 25, 2017
Darrel D. Spinks
Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
Earliest possible date of adoption: November 5, 2017
For further information, please call: (512) 305-7706