Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Psychology
Regulations Governing the Practice of Psychology [18 VAC 125 ‑ 20]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Regulatory reform changes
Action 3989
General Information
Action Summary Amendments will clarify requirements for applicants and students to better understand the regulatory criteria for licensure. Less restrictive requirements include: 1) deletion of requirement for a transcript in applying for licensure if one was already submitted for approval of a residency; 2) deletion of requirement for a notarized affidavit on the application; 3) reduction in the clinical practice required for licensure by endorsement (24 months in past 60 months versus five of the past six years) if the applicant does not have at least 10 years of practice; and 4) allowance for use of group supervision in pre-doctoral practicum hours. Requirements for repeat examinations are deleted.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003736]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6600 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/26/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Hoyle  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4406    FAX: (804)327-4435    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.