2017 Rule Review

Pursuant to the Executive Order 17-03 the Missouri Committee for Professional Counselors will be conducting a full review of all its rules. Anyone can submit a comment to the rules in writing, via email, or fax. Please see contact information on the left hand side of the Committee's web page. The Committee will conduct a public hearing on October 13 at 9:00 a.m. in coordination with the annual meeting of the Missouri Mental Health Counselors Association at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Springfield. Written comments must be submitted no later than December 15th.

Also, public comments can be submitted online (https://renew.pr.mo.gov/counselors-proposed.asp) until December 15, 2017.

NOTICE - License Renewal

The ability to renew the license online ended on June 30th. A licensee cannot renew or reinstate a license online. Please contact the committee office via email at profcounselor@pr.mo.gov and request a late renewal or call 573/751-0018 for information on obtaining a late renewal. The renewal fee is $50 and the late fee is $50 for 30-60 days and $100 for 61 days to two years. Additionally, a late renewal requires the licensee to submit verification of continuing education compliance. A continuing education reporting form and instructions will be included. If a licensee requires an extension to complete the required continuing education, please submit a written request with the late renewal. The written request must include the reason(s) the extension is needed.

Sensitive Information

When corresponding with the Committee for Professional Counselors by e-mail and/or facsimile (fax), please refrain from including any sensitive personal identifying information such as Social Security Number or Date of Birth. The Committee does not need you to include sensitive personal information, in order to respond to your email or fax.

LPCs & Military Personnel

The Missouri Department of Mental Health, in partnership with the Missouri Behavioral Health Alliance, is developing a web-based interactive map that will assist military persons in easily finding treatment providers in the state who can help them with their unique behavioral health needs. If a licensee is interested, please see the electronic enrollment form (name, credentials, available services) at the following link: https://stateofmissouri.wufoo.com/forms/w7p2a3/. Please address questions to DMH.Veteran@dmh.mo.gov.

Reinstating an Expired License

Please contact the board office regarding reinstating an expired license. Scroll to the bottom of the page for telephone number, email, and mailing address information.