Providing the public with information regarding the practice of psychology within Louisiana.

LSBEP opens Call for Nominations for 2017-2022 Board Seat. 

NONIMATION FORM:  Self-Nomination 17-22
NOMINATION PERIOD:  Through October 30, 2016
NOMINATION FORM: Attached to this email and available at

BOARD REVIEW OF NOMINATIONS: The Board will open the Nominations submitted during its Long Range Planning Meeting scheduled for November 10th and 11th, in open meeting.

FORM SUBMISSION:For proper processing please mail your submission to:


REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with §2353.A (3) Each board member shall have rendered service, teaching, training, or research in psychology for at least five years, shall have held a doctoral degree in psychology from a school or college as defined in this Chapter for a period of five years, and shall be licensed under this Chapter.

(4) Notwithstanding the provisions of the Subsection, no person shall be eligible to serve as a board member if he is employed by the board, has a contract with the board for services, or within the preceding twelve months of his nomination was employed by the board or had a contract with the board for services.

(5) Board members shall serve without compensation but shall receive seventy-five dollars per diem allowance plus the mileage rate provided state employees to cover expenses incurred while engaged in the discharge of their duties.

(6) Membership on the board of a public employee or official shall not constitute dual office holding within the meaning of R.S. 42:61 et seq.

(7) Each appointment by the governor shall be submitted to the Senate for confirmation.


On August 12, 2016, Governor John Bel Edwards issued Proclamation_111JBE_2016  declaring a State of Emergency for all of Louisiana.  In an emergency or disaster the number of currently licensed Louisiana Psychologists may be insufficient or unavailable to provide all needed services to the population of the state. Therefore, the LSBEP has an Emergency Temporary Registration that is expedited for licensed psychologist of other states wishing to volunteer services through the RED CROSS, LA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, or other legitimate relief effort.  If you are coming to this state to provide psychological services to the flood victims of 2016, you are required to register with this Board using the following form:  Emergency Temporary Registration 2016.

You may fax, email or mail your registration to the Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, 8706 Jefferson Hwy, Suite B, Baton Rouge, LA  70809, Fax: 225-925-6521, Email:

Mission Statement: 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.

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Candidates who were invited to take the EPPP between 2/1/2015 and 11/30/2015. Please visit the following link for important information regarding Pearson Credential Manager System: Pearson link

As of August 1, 2014, the LSBEP will license 3 levels of professionals: Licensed Psychologist, Provisionally Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Specialists in School Psychology.

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