What Does the Verified Credentials Seal Signify?
Verified Credentials The Verified Credentials Seal, found on the profiles of some therapists listed in the GoodTherapy Therapist Directory, indicates a particular therapist, if in a jurisdiction that requires licensure in order to practice, has had their state license confirmed as active with their State Licensing Board. In jurisdictions that do not require licensure in order to practice, the Verified Credentials Seal indicates educational requirements have been met.
Credential Verification is voluntary, meaning a member without the Verified Credentials Seal is not necessarily unlicensed. The Verified Credentials Seal does not indicate the therapist is licensed in every state, province, or country they are practicing in; instead, it signifies the therapist has an active license in the state in which their license was granted. License information for therapists in the GoodTherapy Therapist Directory with the Verified Credentials Seal is reviewed annually. If a therapist's license cannot be confirmed, the Verified Credentials Seal is removed.
Because of the potential for human error, please be aware the Verified Credentials Seal cannot serve as a guaranteed indication that a particular therapist listed in the GoodTherapy Therapist Directory is currently or properly licensed. Thus, GoodTherapy does not warrant that the mental health care providers listed in this directory are currently or properly licensed. Under no circumstances should this directory be used to verify the credentials of mental health care providers. Please contact your State Professional Licensing Board to verify the licensure of a provider. Furthermore, GoodTherapy does not examine, determine, or warrant the competence of any mental health care provider listed in the Therapist Directory.
As covered in our Terms of Service and Use Agreement, please be aware GoodTherapy cannot and does not provide any warranties related to the information contained in or resulting from services from the mental health care providers listed on GoodTherapy. Information accessed through our directory is provided "AS IS" and without any warranty—either expressed or implied—including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness. Use of GoodTherapy to locate a mental health care provider is wholly voluntary and will not result in any liability against GoodTherapy. In no event shall GoodTherapy be liable for damages to any user of the GoodTherapy Therapist Directory or website.
Last Update: 08-28-2018