Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling and Psychology Licensure

 

Marriage and Family Therapy LICENSE

If you have completed a Western Michigan University Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology master’s degree in marriage, couple, and family counseling and are seeking licensure as a marriage and family therapist (LLMFT/LMFT) in Michigan, follow the steps below, as required by the Michigan Board of Marriage and Family Therapyto apply for your license. 

  1. Fill out and submit the appropriate licensing and application forms found at the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Michigan Board of Marriage and Family Therapy. Please be sure to review the directions in their entirety.
  2. Email the form titled Certificate of Education to: coe-certification@wmich.edu (please keep the form in PDF format). The Certification of Education form will be completed by a Western Michigan University representative and submitted to the Bureau of Professional Licensing at the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
  3. Request an official transcript, through the Registrar's Office, be sent directly to Bureau of Professional Licensing at the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (as found in your application directions).

Professional Counseling LIcense

If you have completed a Western Michigan University Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology master’s degree and are seeking licensure as a licensed professional counselor (LLPC/LPC) in Michigan, follow the steps below, as required by the Michigan Board of Counselingto apply for your license.

  1. Fill out and submit the appropriate licensing and application forms found at the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Michigan Board of Counseling. Please be sure to review the directions in their entirety.
  2. Email the form titled Certificate of Counseling Education to: coe-certification@wmich.edu (please keep the form in PDF format). The Certification of Counseling Education form will be completed by a Western Michigan University representative and submitted to the Bureau of Professional Licensing at the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
  3. Request an official transcript, through the Registrar's Office, be sent directly to Bureau of Professional Licensing at the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (as found in your application directions).

Psychologist License

If you have completed a Western Michigan University Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology master's or doctoral degree in counseling psychology and are seeking a master's level or doctoral level license as a psychologist (TLLP/LLP) in Michigan, follow the steps below, as required by the Michigan Board of Psychologyto apply for your license.

  1. Fill out and submit the appropriate licensing and application forms found at the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Michigan Board of Psychology. Please be sure to review the directions in their entirety.
  1. Email the form titled Certificate of Psychology Education to: coe-certification@wmich.edu (please keep the form in PDF format). The Certification of Psychology Education form will be completed by a Western Michigan University representative and submitted to the Bureau of Professional Licensing at the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
  2. Request an official transcript, through the Registrar's Office, be sent directly to Bureau of Professional Licensing at the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (as found in your application directions).