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By law, the Mississippi Board of Psychology regulates the practice of psychology to “safeguard life, health, property, and the public welfare” of the citizens of Mississippi. The Board strives to prevent the “unauthorized, unqualified, and improper applications of psychology” by examining education and training credentials, administering examinations for minimal competency to practice, requiring continuing professional education, investigating practice complaints, and enacting penalties for violations of practice standards or ethical principles.


Rules and Regulations Revisions

The Board voted to revise the Rules and Regulations. The proposed changes are posted on the Secretary of State’s website and are available for public comment until May 13, 2022. After the public comment time, the Board will review comments and make necessary edits to the proposed changes and then submit as final changes for review by the Occupational Licensing Review Commission (OLRC), made up of the Governor, the Secretary of State, and the Attorney General. Please review the proposed changes and submit comments to The Commission will meet with the Board to discuss the proposed changes according to the OLRC resolution. The Board will post updates on its website.