Skip to Main Content

Tennesseans 12+: Now Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine
Information from TN Dept of Health about the Ongoing Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Board for Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists, and Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapists


Statutes are proposed and made law by the Tennessee State General Assembly (Legislature). The Board, following specific notice requirements and hearings, adopts rules. Both have the force of law and may be used in the regulation of a profession. The statutes pertaining to this Board are found at T.C.A. 63-1 (Division of Health Related Boards) and T.C.A. 63-22 (Professional Counselors, Marital and Family Therapists, and Clinical Pastoral Therapists).

Click here to review the Tennessee Code Annotated. (This link will take you to a website that is not maintained by the Tennessee Department of Health).


Click here for Rules and Regulations pertaining to the Tennessee Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists and Licensed Pastoral Therapists

Rules for Clinical Pastoral Therapists are in the process of being amended.  For qualifications for licensure, please follow the link above to view the Tennessee Code Annotated.  The pertinent statutes can be found under Title 63 Chapter 22 Section 201 et.seq.  You may also call the board office at (615) 741-5735 for further information.


Click here for the American Counseling Association Code of Ethics for Licensed Professional Counselors

Click here for the American Association of Marital and Family Therapy Code of Ethics