Tennessee Counselors Continuing Education Requirements And License Renewal

Meet your Tennessee counselor CE requirements with ease. If you'd like a refresher on what's needed to renew your license, see the requirements below.

3 Mandatory Hours
17 Elective Hours
20 Total Hours

Here's what you need to renew your Tennessee Behavioral Health : Counselor license.

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Behavioral Health : Counselor licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Tennessee Counselors: Counselor

Total Hours Required: 20
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 17
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2

Online Info


3 hours – Ethics and Jurisprudence

Online Limitations

10 hours are allowed to be completed by home-study.


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists
Phone: 6157415735
Fax: 6155325369
Address: 710 James Robertson Parkway Nashville, 37243

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.