Continuing Education for Mental Health Counselors in New Mexico

CE requirements for NM professional counselors (LPCC, LMHC, LPAT):

  • 40 hours of continuing education every 2 years, including 6 hours of ethics
  • Licensees who provide supervision must include 3 hours of supervision
  • 12 hours can be earned online
  • Renewal: September 30, even-numbered years

CE Approvals: The New Mexico NM Board of Counseling and Therapy Practice accepts programs from providers approved by the APA. At Health is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

NM professional counselors can earn 12 of their CE credits online through View the course catalog at

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the NM continuing education regulations, go to

Page last modified or reviewed by on May 21, 2018