The information below applies to all individuals who are submitting Applications for a Clinical Professional Counselor Internship.

    General Licensing Information

    The Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors was created for the protection of the public. The Board is empowered under the Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) Chapter 641A to set minimum standards for licensing of Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) and Clinical Professional Counselors (CPC) and to oversee the ethical conduct of MFT & CPC licensees in the State of Nevada.

    Licensing Procedure

    Academic Review

    Upon receipt of all pertinent application data, an applicant’s file will be scheduled to undergo an Academic Review, where the academic and training information will be assessed in order to determine if the applicant’s academic coursework and training meet the Nevada requirements in the Academic Study Areas as outlined in regulations NAC 641A.085.

    If the applicant does not have sufficient academic coursework, training or experience to meet Nevada requirements, the applicant will be notified in writing which study areas are deficient.


    All applicants for Marriage and Family Therapist-Intern must have secured an Approved Primary  and Secondary Supervisor and submitted the Supervision Forms.

    Intern Licensing Procedure

    1. Submit application with your application fee ($150)

    2. Submit Official Graduate Transcript to the Board Office with academic coursework to date (these must be in sealed envelopes or electronic sent directly from the institution)

    3. Follow the Background Check Procedure Process.

    4. Once your application is received and processed you will receive written correspondence via email of what has been received and still needs to be received. You will also receive a list of Board Approved Supervisors at that time.

    5. Secure a Primary Supervisor and submit the completed Primary Supervisor Contract (please include a DETAILED plan and/or Supervision Contract).

    6. Secure a Secondary Supervisor and submit completed secondary supervisor form.

    Once the above items are received

    1. Board will conduct Academic Review of coursework and application

    2. Submit completed Licensed Mental Health Professional Available for Consultation if appropriate

    3. Board office will contact you in regards to your file status.

    Internship Forms & Reports

    Marriage & Family Therapist

              When submitting an MFT-Intern Final Internship Report: Form 3, also submit along with it a Primary Six Month Internship Report: Form 1 and a Secondary Report: Form 2.).

      Clinical Professional Counselors

                When submitting a CPC-Intern Final Internship Report: Form 6, also submit along with it a Primary Six Month Internship Report: Form 4 and a Secondary Report: Form 5.

        Other Forms

                  To be submitted with the Application or anytime during the internship

        Supervision Forms