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Arkansas State Board of Examiners in Counseling

Welcome To The Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling and Marriage & Family Therapy.

The Board of Examiners is here to help you pursue a professional license to practice in Arkansas. Our web pages provide access to application forms, licensure protocol, laws, rules, disciplinary procedures, rosters of practitioners and supervisors, and other helpful information that will assist you in your chosen career.

The Board also invites comments and questions from consumers. If you wish to locate a counselor, or if you have questions or concerns about the professionals who serve the citizens of our state, you can find it on this website.
We hope you will visit our website often to stay current on the latest developments pertaining to your pursuits. Feel free to contact us with any ideas or suggestions for improving our service.

To read more, visit the BOARD INFORMATION section.

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Important Information

Laws, Rules, and Codes of Ethics

The enabling legislation of the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling is codified in Arkansas Code Annotated §17-27—101 et seq. and it provides for the licensure and regulation of Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists; and the individuals who are allowed to use the titles “licensed professional counselor”, “licensed associate counselor”, “licensed marriage and family therapist”, and “licensed associate marriage and family therapist”. The Act is both title and practice.

The Board of Examiners in Counseling shall, in all deliberations and in all adopted Rules, diligently pursue goals most consistent with the public interest and protection of the public welfare and shall, at all times, apply the provisions of Arkansas Code Annotated § 17-27-101, et seq. and the Rules in a fair and impartial manner.

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Applicant Information

Thank you for your interest in Arkansas licensure. Please click the link below to establish access to the applicant portal if you are interested in submitting an application for any of the below:

Click here for the Applicant Portal.

Licensee Information

Please click here to access your online license profile.


Board Information 

Board's History and Organization

2024 Upcoming Meetings: All board meetings are open to the public.

Board Members

Meeting Minutes (For any meeting minutes older than 2023, contact the Board's office)

Office Address Phone Email
Arkansas State Board of Examiners in Counseling

5800 W. 10th St. - Suite 405
Little Rock, AR 72204


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