There are certain situations in which some psychology licensing boards may allow psychologists to perform an activity without requiring a license.
Special Situations not Requiring a License
64% of respondents have settings in which a psychologist is
exempt from the requirement to be licensed.
Settings in which a Psychologist is exempt from the requirement to be licensed
Licensure by Experience
In certain jurisdictions, applicants for licensure receive special consideration based on the number of years of experience as a
licensed psychologist in another jurisdiction.
Special Consideration based on Number of Years of Experience
Number of Years of Experience Required
Licensure by Endorsement
Some psychology licensing boards offer licensure by endorsement based on certain credentials.
In some jurisdictions, a licensed psychologist may obtain the authority to prescribe medications if the psychologist has met certain requirements.
under the authority of the psychology licensing board. Issuance of prescriptive authority may be under the authority of a different regulatory agency in other jurisdictions. In some jurisdictions, a licensed psychologist may obtain the authority to prescribe medications if the psychologist has met certain requirements.