DC Psychology License: What You Need to Know

If you’re interested in becoming a licensed psychologist in Washington DC, there are several requirements you must meet. Here’s what you need to know:

Educational Requirements

  • You must have a doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited institution.
  • Your degree must include at least three years of coursework in psychology, including courses in statistics and research methods.
  • You must have completed a supervised internship or residency program.

Examination Requirements

  • You must pass the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP).
  • You must also pass the District of Columbia Jurisprudence Exam.

Once you’ve met these requirements, you can apply for a psychology license through the District of Columbia Board of Psychology. The application fee is $375, and you must also submit transcripts, verification of your internship or residency, and verification of your examination scores.

At Nao Medical, we understand that mental health is a crucial aspect of overall wellness. That’s why we offer a range of mental health services, including therapy and counseling with licensed psychologists and therapists. Our team is dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to help you achieve your mental health goals. Contact us today to learn more about our services.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of therapy at Nao Medical?

Our therapy services are covered by most insurance plans, and we also offer affordable self-pay options. Contact us for more information about pricing.

How long does it take to obtain a psychology license in DC?

The process of obtaining a psychology license in DC can take several months to a year, depending on how quickly you complete the necessary requirements and how long it takes for the Board of Psychology to process your application.

What types of therapy do your licensed psychologists offer?

Our licensed psychologists offer a range of evidence-based therapies, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and interpersonal therapy.


Obtaining a psychology license in Washington DC requires a significant investment of time and effort, but it can be a rewarding career path for those who are passionate about helping others. At Nao Medical, we’re committed to supporting the mental health needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible mental health services. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our licensed psychologists or therapists.

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Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be considered, construed or interpreted as legal or professional advice, guidance or opinion.

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