Meeting of the ABEC will be held November 13, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

The meeting will be held at the offices of Warren & Company, Inc. The meeting location is 2777 Zelda Road, Montgomery, AL 36106. This facility has safe-distancing guidelines in place due to the pandemic. Please contact this office about any guidelines and restrictions in attending this meeting. The main telephone number is 334-269-9990 or you may send your inquiries to

The Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling is currently undergoing several transitions which have resulted in a delay of processing
licensing applications and renewals. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. To assist in this transition,
all LPC licensees whose license was due for renewal in July 2020 will have their renewal deadline extended to December 2020.
Please be assured that the ABEC office staff and board members are working diligently towards implementing an effective
and efficient system that will streamline the licensing process. We thank you in advance for your patience
and for your ongoing commitment to providing competent and ethically sound counseling services to the great citizens of Alabama.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Anna Barksdale, Board Chair, at

Click HERE to view the Board statement and changes due to COVID-19

Click here to see New Approved Continuing Education Policy

LPC/ALC Applications

Please click here for the LPC/ALC overview of applications.

Educational Requirement

Please click here to review educational requirements for licensure.

License Search

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Continuing Education

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Mission Statement

The Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling is a regulatory agency that is appointed by the Governor and is comprised of licensed professional counselors and the public whose mission is:

- To protect the public from incompetent, unethical and unlawful counseling practice.

- To enforce qualification standards for all levels of licensure.

- To delineate unlawful conduct through discplinary procedures against practitioners who violate applicable laws and rules.