CA Bus & Prof Code Section 2910


This chapter shall not be construed to restrict the practice of psychology on the part of persons who are salaried employees of accredited or approved academic institutions, public schools, or governmental agencies, if those employees are complying with the following:


Performing those psychological activities as part of the duties for which they were hired.


Performing those activities solely within the jurisdiction or confines of those organizations.


Do not hold themselves out to the public by any title or description of activities incorporating the words “psychology,” “psychological,” or “psychologist.”


Are primarily gaining the supervised professional experience required for licensure that is being accrued consistent with the board’s regulations and the employees have as the primary supervisor a psychologist licensed in the state.


Commencing January 1, 2016, an individual employed or who becomes employed by one or more employers as described in subdivision (a) shall be exempt under this section for a cumulative total of five years.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 2910’s source at ca​.gov