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Psychology

Types of Credentials Issued by Nebraska:

Psychologist (doctorate degree in psychology) is an individual who provides psychological testing/evaluation or assessment of personal characteristics; counseling, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, hypnosis, biofeedback, behavior analysis and therapy; diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders, alcoholism and substance abuse, disorders of habit or conduct, and the psychological aspects of physical illness, accident, injury, or disability; psychoeducational evaluation, therapy, remediation, and consultation.
 
Psychological Assistant (master’s degree in psychology) is an individual who administers and scores and may develop interpretations of psychological testing under the supervision of the licensed psychologist.
 
Provisional License as a Psychologist is issued to a person who needs to obtain the required 1-year of supervised postdoctoral experience in psychology (obtained in Nebraska) to obtain a license as a psychologist.
 
30-Day Practice Authorization allows a licensed psychologist (doctorate degree) in another jurisdiction to provide no more than a total of 30 days of professional services as a psychologist in Nebraska during the 12 month period beginning with the first date of issuance of the authorization letter. 
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