Welcome to the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (NCBLPC)

The NCBLPC has discontinued issuing renewal certificates. Your license card is proof of licensure. If you would like an honorary renewal certificate, you may request one complimentary certificate by contacting Marie Garland at garland@ncblpc.org.

We encourage you to review the website to learn more about the professional counselor licensure process in the state of North Carolina.

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Interested in Becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor?

NCBLPC licenses Licensed Professional Counselors Associates (LPCAs), Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs), and Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisors (LPCSs). Unless exempt for licensure under NC GS Article 24 § 90-332.1, any person engaged in the practice of counseling in the state of North Carolina must be actively licensed by the Board.

Verify a License

Look up, verify and monitor counselor licenses anytime and anywhere. The licensing information on the Board's website comes directly from the Board's licensing records.

Verify

Find a Counselor

Use our counselor search tool to find a counselor’s in your area. NCBLPC’s counselor search lists individuals that are licensed to practice in North Carolina.

Locate

File a Complaint

If you wish to file a complaint against a North Carolina licensed professional counselor, you may do so by submitting the complaint to the Board.

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The North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors’ mission under NC GS Article 24 90-329 states that, it is declared to be the public policy of this State that the activities of persons who render counseling services to the public be regulated to insure the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare.