Businesses and Professions


SECTION 5-44-2

§ 5-44-2. Licensing of psychologist.

(a) In order to protect and safeguard the health and welfare of the people, it is unlawful for any person to represent himself or herself as a psychologist or to use any description of services including the terms "psychology" and "psychological", or any title, abbreviation, sign card, or device to indicate that person is a psychologist unless that person has been certified pursuant to the provisions of this chapter or unless that person falls within an exception provided by § 5-44-23.

(b) It is unlawful for any person to offer services to the public or to render to individuals or groups of individuals services defined as the practice of psychology in § 5-44-1(5), unless that person is licensed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter or falls within an exemption provided by § 5-44-23.

(c) Anyone holding a certificate as a psychologist in this state on July 21, 1992, shall be granted a license as a psychologist under the provisions of this chapter, and shall be licensed to practice psychology within their area of competence as specified in § 5-44-14.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1969, ch. 233, § 2; P.L. 1992, ch. 469, § 1.)