Licensure, Certification & Ethics

NM Regulation and Licensing Department Counseling & Therapy Practice Board

National Board for Certified Counselors

American Counseling Association Code of Ethics

Per the New Mexico Counseling & Therapy Practice Board, September 29, 2022:
To renew a license, New Mexico law requires that all registered and licensed professionals submit proof that they have completed forty (40) hours of continuing education within the current two-year renewal period beginning October 1st through September 30th. All licensees must have twelve (12) hours of ethics courses included within the 40-hour continuing education requirement.

Per the New Mexico Counseling & Therapy Practice Board, December 12, 2022:
There are no longer requirements on how to get CEUs, they can be obtained however therapists prefer. 40 CEUs remain the required annual amount, 12 being in Ethics. PESI is acceptable.

Psychology Resources

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U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Local Resources

TDar A Luz Birth & Health Center

National Associations

American Art Therapy Association

Sandplay Therapists of America

Association for Play Therapy

American Counseling Association

American Mental Health Counselors Association

American Psychological Association

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychotherarpy Association

American Medical Association

American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy

American School Counselors Association

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Association for Spiritual, Ethical & Religious Values In Counseling

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

Anorexia Nervosa & Related Eating Disorders

Counselors For Social Justice

USDOJ: Office On Violence Against Women

The National Alliance For The Mentally Ill

National Career Development Association

Depressive and Bipolar Support Alliance

National Mental Health Association

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation

National Institute on Drug Abuse


Alcoholics Anonymous

Alzheimer’s Association

Autism Society Of America

Tourette Syndrome Association

The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association

National Institute of Mental Health

Social Phobia/Social Anxiety Association

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

Freedom From Fear

The Sexual Recovery Institute

Rehab Resources

State Associations & Agencies

New Mexico Workforce Solutions

United Way of Central New Mexico

Smoking Cessation Resources

Tobacco Use and Mental Health

American Lung Association

For People With Disabilities

U.S. Department of Justice, Americans with Disabilities Act

The U.S. Access Board

National Federation of the Blind

Learning Disabilities Association of America

Continuing Education Providers

National Board For Certified Counselors