(a)  To practice psychology in North Carolina for up to five days in a calendar year, a psychologist who is not a resident of North Carolina shall submit the following information to the Board five business days prior to the psychologist engaging in the practice of psychology in North Carolina:

(1)           a written statement from a jurisdiction verifying that the psychologist's license is in good standing, that there is no pending disciplinary action against the license, and describing any supervision requirements under which the individual practices in that jurisdiction;

(2)           a signed or digitally signed supervision statement from non-resident psychologist showing compliance with Paragraph (b) of this Rule; and

(3)           a written report from the psychologist who is not a resident of North Carolina describing his or her intended practice in North Carolina and, if applicable, the name of the North Carolina psychologist(s) with whom he or she will be associating.

(b)  Supervision shall be provided at the same level as that which is required for the psychologist who is not a resident of North Carolina in the jurisdiction verifying licensure in Subparagraph (a)(1) of this Rule by a North Carolina permanently licensed psychologist or licensed psychological associate who meets the requirements of 21 NCAC 54 .2001.

(c)  The Board shall waive the five day notice period specified in Paragraph (a) of this Rule for licensed psychologists or licensed psychological associates who are not residents of North Carolina and are placed in North Carolina by the American Red Cross due to a disaster.

(d)  This Rule applies only to the practice of psychology when the psychologist or client/patient are physically located in North Carolina.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-270.138(f); 90-270.143;

Eff. September 1, 1996;

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2020.