About Us

The Online Renewal Portal is now available!

Licensees can now submit their license renewal applications electronically using the Online Renewal Portal found on the Quick Links menu.  For those wishing to complete the renewal process by mail, a PDF Renewal Application can still be found on the Licensure tab under Applications.

The Board accepted public comment from August 11, 2015 through September 11, 2015 on the current proposed rules draft. August 11, 2015 DRAFT

Feedback will be considered at the October 1, 2015 Board meeting.

The Board is currently accepting applications for Academic Review Committee members.  For information, click here.  Applications will be considered at the October 1, 2015 Board meeting.

Mission Statement

To establish and maintain standards of qualifications and performance for licensed behavioral health professionals in the fields of counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work and substance abuse counseling and to regulate the practice of licensed behavioral health professionals for protection of the public.

Vision Statement

AZBBHE will protect the public by:

  • regulating licensed behavioral professionals effectively, efficiently, professionally, and courteously 
  • collaborating with community partners to improve the level of behavioral health services provided in Arizona
  • providing increased outreach efforts to improve public awareness of and access to Board services

Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

3443 North Central Avenue #1700
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Main Number: 602-542-1882
Fax Number: 602-364-0890