September 15, 2021

Covid-19 Update: Office Staff and Teletherapy

The Board Office continues to work primarily remotely.  All applications, renewals and related materials should be submitted via the secure portal for applicants and licensees available on this website. Paper forms are no longer accepted or processed. Please review the information on this website, including FAQs for answers to questions about licensing and renewal of a NC MFT license.

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Teletherapy Across State Lines

Practice of MFT in NC without NC licensure is considered practicing without a license. The Board does not authorize teletherapy or in-person therapy by other state(s) licensees (those not licensed in NC).

Practice of Emergency Practice Permits for MFTs licensed in other states who were granted authorization to practice MFT in NC via the Governor’s Executive Orders expire July 1, 2021.  Those with clients currently residing in NC must complete transition of their clients by August 1, 2021.  Practice of MFT by previously issued Emergency Practice permit, without NC licensure, after August 1, 2021, is considered practicing without a license in NC.

If you are a NC licensed MFT and wish to practice teletherapy in another state/jurisdiction based on your NC license, you must contact that state/jurisdiction to determine if they will allow you to practice.