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Important Update Regarding Proposed Changes to Rules
December 20, 2022

We appreciate all the comments you have submitted in writing and at the hearing regarding the proposed rules. The Board carefully reviewed and considered the comments. In response to these comments, the Board has adopted and filed the amendments to the rules which can be viewed by clicking below.

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Interstate Counseling Compact Update
October 20, 2020

The Counseling Compact offers eligible licensed professional counselors a new method for providing services in other member states. If you are interested in learning more about the Counseling Compact, please use the following link:

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Statement From the NCBLCMHC Executive Board: No Surprise Act
January 28, 2022

For any inquiries regarding the No Surprises Act that went into effect on January 1, 2022, the Board would like to direct you to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website,, which offers explanations, useful information and links to additional resources to both providers and consumers.

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Letter from the Board Chair
June 5, 2020

These past few months have been difficult for all of us. The COVID-19 global pandemic, and the ensuing restrictions and shut-downs, have added stress to our lives; yet we are persevering. At this moment, however, counselors are bearing witness to how important our efforts toward healing and social justice are to support all the communities we serve.

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Operations in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak
March 26, 2020

In response to the directive from Governor Roy Cooper that State agencies implement teleworking in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors has implemented teleworking arrangements for Board staff members. As of December 14, 2020, the Board office is closed to the public due to COVID-19.

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Scam Alert: Secretary Of State Warns Of Business Scam
May 18, 2019

The Secretary of State's Office has received reports that a NC company, NC Certificate Service, is mailing out a "2020 Certificate of Existence Request Form" to recently formed companies. The misleading mailing implies that business entities are required to obtain a "Certificate of Existence".

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