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  • Bozena T. Marcinczyk

    19340 Occidental Avenue S.
    Des Moines, WA 98148
  • Erika Paduano

    33600 6th Avenue S., Suite 108
    Federal Way, WA 98003
  • Joyce A. Elijah

    700 S. 282nd Street, Apt 741
    Des Moines, WA 98198
  • Gaaren Anderson

    515 M St NE
    Auburn, WA 98002
  • Kimberly D. Green

    3309 56th St. NW, Suite 101
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
  • James P Webster

    1310 S. Union Ave., Suite A-302
    Tacoma, WA 98405
  • Carole Bergen

    9814 Harborview Place
    Gig Harbor, WA 98332
  • Peg A. Foley

    621 Pacific Avenue, Suite 8
    Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Terri A McLennan

    33515 10th Place South, Building #16
    Federal Way, WA 98003
  • Wallace Goelzer

    2501 East D St, Suite 213
    Tacoma, WA 98421
  • Ned David Bratspis

    3019 Judson St., Suite C
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
  • William Meleney

    16300 Christensen Road
    Tukwila, WA 98188
  • Cary H. McAdams

    1610 Bishop Rd SW
    Tumwater, WA 98512
  • Jeanne L Groff

    7406 27th Street West, Suite 208
    University Place, WA 98466
  • Nancy Paul

    1220 South 356th Street
    Federal Way, WA 98003
  • Meg White

    18913 Vashon Highway SW
    Vashon, WA 98070
  • Shawn Gillies, LMFT

    Lifestar of Western Washington
    815 E. Main St.
    Auburn, WA 98002
  • Watt James W MDIV

    5475 Steilacoom Boulevard Southwest
    Lakewood, WA 98499
  • Patty Swanson, Lic. Marriage & Family Therapist

    Swanson Patty, MA, LMFT, LMHC, NCC
    6922 22nd St. W.
    Suite C
    Tacoma, WA 98466
  • Encouragement Counseling Services

    515 M Street Northeast
    Auburn, WA 98002
  • Valley Cities Counseling & Consultation

    2704 I Street Northeast
    Auburn, WA 98002
  • Consulting Network Inc

    5113 Pacific Highway East
    Tacoma, WA 98424
  • The Right Step Inc

    8th Avenue Southeast
    Lacey, WA 98509
  • Anderson Joan MA

    2415 South 320th Street
    Federal Way, WA 98003
  • Highline Counseling Center

    13030 Military Road South Suite 202
    Tukwila, WA 98168
  • Damon Counseling Services

    4438 Pacific Avenue Southeast
    Lacey, WA 98503
  • Chuck Bates Ms Lmhc

    4044 15th Avenue Southeast
    Lacey, WA 98503
  • Northwest Institute For Behavioral Sciences

    9618 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest
    Lakewood, WA 98499
  • Marston Randy MA

    677 Woodland Square Loop
    Lacey, WA 98503
  • The Marston Center

    677 Woodland Square Loop
    Lacey, WA 98503
  • Lakewood Counseling Services

    5475 Steilacoom Boulevard Southwest
    Lakewood, WA 98499
  • Tanner Penny Leah Phd Arnp

    7424 Bridgeport Way West
    Lakewood, WA 98499
  • Anderson Gaaren Lmft

    515 M Street Northeast
    Auburn, WA 98002
  • Swanson Patty Imft Imhc CC

    6108 Community Place Southwest
    Lakewood, WA 98499
  • Planned Parenthood

    813 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
    Tacoma, WA 98405
  • RSM & Associates Psychological Services PS

    10828 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest
    Lakewood, WA 98499
  • The Healing Place

    30525 8th Avenue South
    Federal Way, WA 98003
  • Presbyterian Counseling Service

    412 West Pioneer
    Puyallup, WA 98371
  • Children's Home On the Hill

    2911 South Adams Street
    Tacoma, WA 98409
  • Pregnancy Counseling Ministries

    419 Martin Luther King J
    Tacoma, WA 98405
  • Bethany Christian Services

    3701 6th Ave #2
    Tacoma, WA 98406
  • Becker Norman C

    9618 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest
    Lakewood, WA 98499
  • Professional Counseling Resources Llc

    9525 Case Road Southwest
    Olympia, WA 98512
  • Wood Darlene Phd Arnp

    7424 Bridgeport Way West
    Lakewood, WA 98499
  • Hill Sandra Counselor

    901 South I Street
    Tacoma, WA 98405
  • Jordan Deborah Counselor

    1019 Pacific Avenue
    Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Life Choices Pregnancy Clinics

    34617 11th Avenue South Suite 302
    Federal Way, WA 98003
  • Cregan Kathy

    6212 75th Street West
    Lakewood, WA 98499
  • Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare

    9330 59th Avenue Southwest
    Lakewood, WA 98499
  • Shepard and Associates

    10828 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest
    Lakewood, WA 98499

Marriage & Family Therapist Info

Marriage & Family Therapist Summary:
A Marriage and Family Therapist is trained in the mental health profession to diagnose and treat mental and emotional issues and concerns within marriages, couples and families.

A Marriage and Family Therapist focuses on getting to the core of problems that arise within groups of people. The therapy itself is relatively short-term, because they concentrate on treating the problem at the source and aiming for quick and effective results. A Marriage and Family Therapist is trained, licensed and certified to deal with a multitude of problems and concerns that cause tension and distress within families and couples.

Education and Training: Those who wish to enter the field of marriage and family therapy must first complete undergraduate training. This can either be in the form of a Masters degree or a Doctoral Degree. A Masters degree typically takes 2 to 3 years to complete and a Doctoral degree is usually 3 to 5 years. Then, 2 years of clinical experience and 3 to 4 years of clinical training must be completed. On average, a marriage and family therapist must undergo at least 12 years of training before he or she can complete the state licensing exam to become certified.

Many people who choose to enter this profession are already established as a psychologist, social worker, nurse, or counselor.


Marriage & Family Therapist FAQs:
What is a

Marriage and Family Therapist

?
A Marriage & Family Therapist is a professional who works with individuals, couples, or families to resolve conflicts and improve their relationships. A Marriage & Family Therapist helps to communicate, settle differences and solve problems within a couple or family unit.

How often do people see a Marriage and Family Therapist?
Many see a Marriage & Family Therapist for a short period of time. Some see a Marriage & Family Therapist for only a few sessions and others go for several months, depending on the relationship.

What are some signs that one should seek the help of a Marriage and Family Therapist?
Those who are dealing with any stressful situation in a relationship should seek a Marriage & Family Therapist. Some common issues a Marriage & Family Therapist can help with are: Anger, Blended Families, Infidelity, Infertility, Finances, Substance Abuse or Unemployment.

What is marriage and family therapy?
Therapists believe that all members of a family or group work together to influence the behavior of each individual. Therefore, in order to treat one, all members must be treated. This will serve to assist everyone involved at the same time, rather than focusing efforts on one person.

What are the benefits of using a Marriage and Family Therapist?
These therapists have been proven to be more effective and successful at treating family problems because this is their area of expertise. The number of sessions required is usually quite low because the therapist tackles the underlying concerns at the core and focuses on immediate solutions rather than long-term care. It has been shown to improve behavior and school performance in children.

How do I find a Marriage & Family Therapist in my city and state?
The Wellness.com directory will help you locate a Marriage & Family Therapist in your state. Select Marriage & Family Therapist from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate a Marriage & Family Therapist in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need a Marriage & Family Therapist in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of Marriage & Family Therapists in your city and state.


Marriage & Family Therapist Related Terms:
marriage counselor, marriage therapist, therapy, family therapy, relationship, mediation, couples, family