Welcome to the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

** Renewal notification change **

As of October 1, 2018, the Board has discontinued mailing renewal notifications via USPS, and has converted to distributing them via electronic mail.  It is a licensee's and applicant's responsibility to ensure the Board has a current email address to prevent missing important information.    
Email addresses are NOT public record and will not be used or shared for other purposes.  To update your preferred email on file, please send your name, license(s) number and email to azbbheinfo@azbbhe.us

Mission Statement

To establish and maintain standards of qualifications and performance for licensed behavioral health professionals in the fields of counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work and substance abuse counseling and to regulate the practice of licensed behavioral health professionals for protection of the public.

Board News

On April 10, 2019, Governor Ducey signed House Bill 2569 which amends A.R.S. § 32-4302 relating to out of state applicants for licensure who establish residence in Arizona.  The statute became effective on August 27, 2019.  Additional information is available using the Out of State Applicants or Universal Recognition Quick Links.  The endorsement application can be found on the Applying for Licensure tab.


The Board approved tutorials are now available in the Quick Links menu.