Texas Counselors – License Renewal & CE Info

texas mental health counselors continuing education and license renewals

Texas-licensed mental health counselors have a license renewal every two years with a birth month deadline. Twenty-four (24) hours of continuing education are required for license renewal, and there are no home study limits if NBCC, APA, or ASWB approved. Four hours of ethics are required at each renewal. The jurisprudence exam counts for one (1) hour, and is required at each renewal. Three (3) hours of supervision are required for supervisors.

Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors
View the Board Website
or Email the Board
Phone: 512-834-6658
CE Required: 24 hours every 2 years
Home Study Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: Birthmonth, every 2 years
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC, APA, ASWB
Notes: 4 hrs ethics & jurisprudence exam required each renewal, 3 hr supervision course for supervisors

Information obtained from the Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors on April 15, 2015.

Professional Development Resources is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #5590) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.