OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS
MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE
330-A:34 Persons Exempted.
I. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to limit:
(a) The psychotherapy activities, services, or use of official title of a person in the employ of a federal, state, county, or municipal agency, other political subdivision, or duly chartered educational institution, insofar as such activities and services are a part of the duties of such person in that salaried position.
(b) The psychotherapy activities and services of a student, intern, or resident in a mental health discipline regulated by the board, who is pursuing a course of study approved by a regionally accredited degree-granting institution or at another training site approved as providing qualifying training and experience constituting a part of the supervised course of study.
(c) The counseling activities and services of rabbis, priests, ministers, Christian Science practitioners, clergy, or members of religious orders when their counseling activities are within the scope of the performance of their regular or specialized ministerial duties and are performed under the auspices or sponsorship of an established and legally recognized church or denomination.
(d) The psychotherapy activities and services of any other person providing mental health services as an employee of or consultant to an institution, facility, or nonprofit institution or agency which provides clinical mental health services and which provides clinical supervision of its staff and which assumes professional, ethical, and legal responsibility for such mental health services.
(e) The psychotherapy activities and services of physicians licensed under RSA 329, advanced registered nurse practitioners licensed under RSA 326-B:18, psychologists licensed under RSA 329-B, and master licensed alcohol and drug counselors licensed under RSA 330-C:16.
II. This chapter shall not be construed to prevent or restrict the mental health practice activities of individuals who volunteer their services to non-profit charitable organizations and receive no remuneration for their services.
Source. 1998, 234:1. 2005, 293:12, eff. July 1, 2005 at 12:01 a.m. 2019, 74:5, eff. Aug. 17, 2019.