Welcome to the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

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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

Click here to read the first edition of our Quarterly Newsletter

The rulemaking process has begun. Please visit this page for more information. 

Click HERE to review a letter from Executive Director, Tobi Zavala, regarding important changes and reminders.

Click HERE to review a memo from Executive Director, Tobi Zavala, regarding the No Surprises Act.
Click HERE to review a letter from Executive Director, Tobi Zavala, regarding recent Board changes.  The letter was sent via email to Board licensees on January 12, 2021.
The Board's rules have been revised effective January 3, 2021.  To view the most up to date rules, click HERE.
RENEWING soon?  Check out the new CEU Tracker on the Online Services and Forms tab.  This tool can be used to track continuing education by saving it locally to your device and attaching to your online renewal or submitting it by mail with your paper application.
On April 10, 2019, Governor Ducey signed House Bill 2569 which amended A.R.S. § 32-4302 relating to applicants for licensure who are licensed in another state and establish residence in Arizona.  The statute became effective on August 27, 2019.  Additional information is available using the Licensed in Another State or Universal Recognition Quick Links.  The endorsement application can be found on the Applying for Licensure tab.