Become a Psychologist in Illinois - IL

Applicants for licensure in the state of Illinois must have two years of supervised clinical, school, or counseling experience in psychology. It is important to note for those looking to learn how to become a psychologist in Illinois that at least one of those years must be via an internship, and at least one of those years must be postdoctoral.

In addition, an applicant is required to complete the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP). The minimum grade that is required on the exam will be set by the entity that administers the test.

A list of applications to become a licensed psychologist in Illinois can be found at http://www.idfpr.com/dpr/apply/Psych.asp.

Illinois Psychological Association

This state specific association is the primary resource for practicing psychologists and those interested in knowing how to become a psychologist in Illinois.

The primary goal of the Illinois Psychological Association (IPA) is to proceed with psychology as a profession and science, and as a way to support the welfare of humanity. This is accomplished by encouraging psychology in all its branches and via constant improvement of psychologists’ qualifications through high ethics standards, education, achievement, and conduct. It also seeks to support the profession through dissemination of knowledge in the field through professional contacts, reports, papers, meetings, publications, and dialogue.

Illinois Psychological Association
203 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 1404
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(312) 372-7610 – Phone
(312) 372-6787 – Fax


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