LPC by Comity
Mississippi offers several paths to counselor licensure and supervisor certification depending on the applicant’s educational, examination and professional experience. Individuals seeking licensure must meet pre-application requirements BEFORE applying for one of these types of license or certification.
- Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor (P-LPC) has met pre-application requirements and is approved by the Board to offer professional counseling or psychotherapy services while under the supervision of a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (LPC-S).
- Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) has met pre-application requirements and is approved to practice independent counseling without supervision.
- Licensed Professional Counselor by Comity has met the pre-application requirements, has a current license as a Licensed Professional Counselor or its equivalent independent counseling license from another state and has practiced independent counseling for at least the past five years without supervision.
- Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor (LPC-S) has been practicing mental health counseling for at least five years, has consecutively held a Mississippi LPC license in good standing for at least two of the five years, and has completed the supervisory education requirements to be certified by the Board to supervise.