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Who We Are

The Virginia Board of Psychology consists of a 9-member Board, administrative, enforcement, licensing, and support staff.

What We Do

We regulate Applied Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, School Psychologist, School Psychologist-Limited and Sex Offender Treatment Providers.

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Apply for a License

Recent graduates, professionals licensed outside of Virginia, and those wanting to reinstate licenses.

Laws and Regulations

Review state laws and regulations that apply to health professionals.

Guidance Documents

Guidance Documents

Documents that provide guidance to interpret or implement statutes or the agency's rules or regulations.

Renew License

Health Professionals who are licensed in Virginia can renew their licenses online.

License Lookup

Search and verify licenses in Virginia.

File a Complaint

The Department of Health Professions investigates complaints about Virginia healthcare practitioners who may have violated a regulation or law.

Featured News

PSYPACT has published Proposed Rules for consideration and comment

The Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT) Commission has published Proposed Rules for consideration and comment. The deadline for submission of written comments is October 3, 2023


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DHP Healthcare Workforce Data Center Data Launches New Behavioral Health Digital Tool

2023 Findings Show Virginia’s Behavioral Healthcare Professionals are Increasingly at or Near Retirement Age as Efforts Ramp Up to Better Reflect Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Practitioners


Upcoming Events

Mon, Oct 23, 2023 10:00 AM
Board of Psychology Regulatory Meeting
Training Room 2

Mon, Dec 4, 2023 1:00 PM
Board of Psychology Regulatory Meeting
Board Room 4

Tue, Dec 5, 2023 10:00 AM
Board of Psychology Quarterly Board Meeting
Board Room 4

More information on the Psychology Calendar Page.

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Virginia Board of Psychology
Jaime Hoyle, Executive Director
J.D. Ball, Ph.D., ABPP, Board Chair