The activities constituting the private practice of addiction counseling can be found in section 4.5-02.1-04-01 of the N.D. Administrative Code.
To be eligible for private practice registration, you must have 10,000 hours of full-time clinical experience as a licensed addiction counselor, or a master’s degree in a closely related social science or health care field with 4,000 hours of post-master’s clinical experience as a licensed addiction counselor.
All licensed addiction counselors requesting to be registered for private practice shall submit a Private Practice application to the Board for approval. The application must include:
Verification of required clinical experience
Verification of degree requirements
Description of intended private practice
Private Practice Registration fee of $150.