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  • Adrian R. Medina

    Distance: 29.23 mi
    1425 Park Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95126
  • Anne Montagna

    Distance: 29.23 mi
    1101 S. Winchester Blvd., A-101
    San Jose, CA 95128
  • Lisa Moulthrop

    Distance: 29.23 mi
    2166 The Alameda
    San Jose, CA 95126
  • Sondra Rice

    Distance: 29.23 mi
    1101 S. Winchester Blvd., Suite A101
    San Jose, CA 95128
  • Nancy L. Ryan

    Distance: 29.23 mi
    1210 S Bascom Ave, Ste 122
    San Jose, CA 95128
  • Terryann Sanders

    Distance: 29.23 mi
    2020 Forest Avenue, Suite 7
    San Jose, CA 95128
  • George Schornick

    Distance: 29.23 mi
    2670 S. White Rd., Suite 258
    San Jose, CA 95148
  • Trilby Steiger

    Distance: 29.23 mi
    1210 S. Bascom Ave., Suite 114
    San Jose, CA 95128
  • Deborah Licurse 10 Points

    Distance: 32.14 mi
    1588 Homestead Rd, Suite A
    Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • Joan C Matt 10 Points

    Distance: 32.14 mi
    1659 Scott Blvd.
    Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • Patricia E Dixon

    Distance: 32.14 mi
    2060 Walsh Ave, Suite 180
    Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • Deborah Licurse, LMFT

    Licurse, Ms. Deborah, M.A., LMFT
    Distance: 32.14 mi
    1588 Homestead Rd. m/b 10
    Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • Katharine Wilson

    Distance: 32.14 mi
    1957 Pruneridge Ave, Office 15
    Santa Clara, CA 95050

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

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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