Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board

Next Board Meeting:

The Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board has scheduled the following meetings:

December 8, 2023 starting at 10:00 a.m., via Zoom

January 16, 2024 starting at 9:00 a.m., Sheridan, Wyoming

More information can be found on the Board Meetings & Minutes page.

Counseling Compact

The Counseling Compact allows eligible licensed counselors an alternative method for providing services in other compact member states. If you are interested in learning more about the Counseling Compact, including any rules that are open for public comment, please use the following link: https://counselingcompact.org/compact-commission/

Board's Mission 

The Board is legislatively mandated to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Wyoming by ensuring that those individuals licensed or certified to provide these mental health services in this state are appropriately qualified.

Who Must Be Licensed or Certified 

Wyoming is a Practice Act and Title Protection state. This means that persons must be licensed or certified by the Board in order to provide the services defined herein. It also means that only persons licensed or certified by the Board may identify themselves with the titles restricted. Of course, as with most laws, there are exemptions. Exempted individuals who may practice the professions regulated without holding a license issued by the Board are:

(Specific definitions of exemptions are detailed in W.S. 33-38-103.) 

Public Record Requests

In regard to requests for public records, the designated public records person for the Mental Health Professions Licensing Board is Greg Searls.  

Mailing Address: 2001 Capitol Ave, Rm 127, Cheyenne WY 82002

Email: plb-publicrecords@wyo.gov. Please include information on the Board or license type the request is related to as this email address is used by multiple Boards.

Phone: (307) 777-7788