Continuing Education Requirements for Licensed Mental Health Counselors in New York State
In order for an LMHC to retain their license in NY they must complete 36 hours of continuing education every three years by a CE provider who has been approved by the NY Mental Health Practitioners Board. Only 12 of these hours can consist of self-study activities. Live webinar courses are considered live hours.
The Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is an approved CE provider and offer live in-person, live online, and online self-study courses which allow you to meet your CE requirement.
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0048. Approval renewal date: 1/31/2026
CE hours of credit cannot be carried over into your next registration period.
For your registration renewal you will simply attest that you completed your required CE hours. However, you must retain your CE records for six years in case you are audited.