2007 ORS 675.020¹
Practice or representation as psychologist prohibited without license
  • use of business name or designation

(1) To safeguard the people of the State of Oregon from the dangers of unqualified and improper practice of psychology, no person shall, unless exempted from the provisions of ORS 675.010 (Definitions for ORS 675.010 to 675.150) to 675.150 (Enforcement procedures) by ORS 675.090 (Application of ORS 675.010 to 675.150):

(a) Practice psychology in this state without first being licensed under ORS 675.010 (Definitions for ORS 675.010 to 675.150) to 675.150 (Enforcement procedures); or

(b) Represent oneself to be a psychologist without first being licensed under ORS 675.010 (Definitions for ORS 675.010 to 675.150) to 675.150 (Enforcement procedures).

(2) As used in subsection (1)(b) of this section, "represent oneself to be a psychologist" means to use any title or description of services incorporating the words "psychology," "psychological," "psychotherapy" or "psychologist," or to offer or render to individuals or to groups of individuals services included in the practice of psychology.

(3) A psychologist licensed under ORS 675.010 (Definitions for ORS 675.010 to 675.150) to 675.150 (Enforcement procedures) shall practice under the name of the psychologist only, but nothing in ORS 675.010 (Definitions for ORS 675.010 to 675.150) to 675.150 (Enforcement procedures) or rules adopted thereunder shall be deemed to prevent a licensed psychologist from using an assumed business name or other designation to describe a place, institution, organization or agency where or in connection with which the psychologist conducts practice. [1963 c.396 §2; 1971 c.362 §1; 1973 c.777 §2; 1987 c.158 §136; 1993 c.585 §2; 1995 c.810 §2]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Activities of clinical social workers without psychologist licensing, (1981) Vol. 42, p 167

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 675—Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Certified Sex Offender Therapists; Clinical Social Workers; Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­675.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 675, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­675ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.